News article: A taste of tradition for Ajahn Brahmali
By D.C. Ranatunga
Navam Poya falls tomorrow
It was a novel experience for the simple villagers in Gastenna, Wewatenna and Kantahela in and around Bandarawela town when they had the rare opportunity to offer alms to a group of Buddhist monks who were coming for ‘heel dana’ – morning alms. Not that they were not used to giving alms. The difference was that the monks were a mixed lot – local and foreign, the latter from different countries. Among them was Ajahn Brahmali – the senior pupil of Ajahn Brahmavamso who had just concluded a seven-day meditation retreat in Bandarawela organised by the Ajahn Brahm Society Sri Lanka.
BSWA Social Art Group starting in April
For likeminded people who want to get together, have a chat and enjoy making art. NEW TIME 4PM.
Yoga classes starting Wed 3 April
As mentioned at the AGM, we have a number of new classes and events that will be running at the Dhammaloka Centre. The first of these events are Hatha Yoga classes, which will be commencing on Wednesday 3 April 2013.
Change in membership fees
At the AGM it was unanimously decided that the following increase in fees to take place with effect from 1st April 2013.
New committee elected at AGM
At the Annual General Meeting of the Buddhist Society of WA, the following committee was elected for the 2013/14 year:
Your local library Altone Park presents... Ajahn Brahm
Come along to this event to hear Ajahn give an insightful talk about random acts of kindness.
BSWA and Ajahn Brahm Web Sites
Recently we have received a number of emails from people complaining about various websites that, on the surface, appear to belong to our Buddhist Society.
Ajahn Brahm's 30th Anniversary with BSWA Gala Dinner - Fundraising for Dhammasara Nun's Monastery
'After the Buddha passed away, the offering that gives the highest merit is a gift...