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Sayadaw U Pannathami is recovering very well

Friday, 03 June 2011 08:51

It is 2 months on 9th Jan 2011 that Sayadaw underwent for head operation.

Sayadaw is currently staying at PSMC. He is on his way to fully recover from head operation so as to continue teaching meditation in overseas.

For those who'd like to see the improvement of his stitches, we share these two photos with you.

Thanks so much for all your support and suggestion.

We pray Sayadaw will regain better health and continue Vipassana teaching.


6 Ways to a Happy Life

Sunday, 28 November 2010 00:09

Just 6 ways you need to follow to have a happy life.

  1. Don't involve yourself with too many activities
  2. Talk less
  3. Sleep less
  4. Be happy alone
  5. Don't socialize
  6. Don't allow Desire, Pride, or wrong view to grow.

This is a good (peaceful) way of living.

This is a good (peaceful) way of death.


Sayadaw U Pannathami's Head Operation Went Successful

Tuesday, 16 November 2010 00:00

At 6.50pm on 15th Nov 2010, all stitches are completely removed from Sayadaw's head. He is physically and mentally well.

Sayadaw U Pannathami had head operation at Westmead Private Hospital on Tue, 9th Nov 2010 to remove lesion.

It went successful and he is recovering very well. He will be discharged from Hospital on Tue (16th Nov) or Wed. Thanks so much for all your support and suggestion.

On Wednesday, 3rd November, Sayadaw U Pannathami was admitted to Westmead Hospital in Sydney. He apparently had a seizure like activity on early hour of that morning (i.e. after the night he came back from Kathina Robes ceremony in Melbourne).

He then had a CT scan where he was found to have a lesion. As a result, he was scheduled to go operation on 9th Nov as to remove it.

We pray Sayadaw will regain better health and continue Vipassana teaching.


Date Changed for September Monthly Food Fair

Sunday, 22 August 2010 01:47

The date of September monthly food fair has been changed to Saturday, 4th September due to difficulty of hall space . Iit is only affected to the month of September. The updated date, time and venue are as follows:

Date: Saturday, 4th September
Time: 12-5pm
Venue: Villawood Senior Citizen Hall
Villawood Road
Villawood NSW

At the same time, we'd like to announce that 3 days and 10 days meditation retreat will not be temporarily conducted. However, for those who wish to donate daily saun and practice meditation can still be arranged and pleas contact us on 02 9729 2343


Waso Robe Donation Ceremony on 15th Aug 2010

Thursday, 29 July 2010 07:15

The day of Waso marks the day of the Buddha's first sermon and the start of a monsoon season retreat. The full moon day was actually fall on 26th July this year. A simple ceremony of chanting and Dhamma talk had been conducted on this date. 

However, the actual celebration of Waso Day will be conducted by PSMC on Sunday 15th August at Villawood Senior Citizen Hall, so that more dhamma friends could join the ceremony together.  It is the tenth Waso Robe Donation Ceremony.

Agenda

  • 11:00am - The ceremony started with food offering to Sayadaws. The generosity and compassion of donors can be witnessed from the varieties of food, the way they were prepared and served. Our dhamma friends took this good chance to have luncheon, sharing and gathering together.
  • 12:30pm - The chanting ceremony and it was then followed by a session of Dhamma Talk from  Sayadaw U Pannathami with a message about the benefits of offering Vassa Robe.
  • 2pm - The robe offering session - the devotees took this opportunity to do meritorious deeds. Besides robe offering, some devotees had also donated household product and food to monks.
Date: 15th August 2010 Sunday
Time: 10am-2pm
Venue: Villawood Senior Citizen Hall
Villawood Road, Villawood
(near ALDI supermarket)

To donate Waso Robe

1 set of Waso Robe - $30

PSMC:
Ma Ohn Mar Soe:
Daw Pyone:
U Ye Win:
U Than Htway:
Ko Myo Myint:

Sayadaw U Pannathami is back from Dhamma Duta

Tuesday, 27 July 2010 14:05

Sayadaw U Pannathami was back to Sydney meditation centre on 24th July from his Dhamma Duta oversea trip. Last 2 months, he spent 3 weeks in Belgium, 2 weeks in Manchester and France, and a few days in Singapore & Malaysia.

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This is an another successful Dhamma Duta Trip for Sayadaw. From those countries, a large number of Yogis is participated in meditation retreat and they were happy and practised diligently.


Dhamma Experience in Panditarama Sydney

Sunday, 13 June 2010 10:02

Here I am, having left the land of the Buddha, Burma to arrive thousands miles away to the country of crocodiles and kangaroos. Having crossed borders and oceans, I’m now in Sydney, Australia. Seems like another world. But surprisingly, the atmosphere that I feel at the place I’m staying is very much the same as the one I have just left a few hours ago. The same smile of the Buddha which greets me and fills my heart with much joy and peace; the same kindness stemming from the heart of the Burmese people, food and language.

No wonder, I just came from Panditarama, Bago-Burma to Panditarama, Sydney-Australia. And invited by Sayadaw U Pannathami to stay here a short while, I rejoice to see that such a place dedicated to the happiness and peace of beings exists here, in a Western country like Australia; and that there are kind, devoted, generous and faithful people like the Burmese community who keep on supporting the Sangha. Such a place where spiritual qualities and genuine happiness can be developed and build up is indeed so precious in this modern and materialistic world.


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Easter Meditation Retreat 2010 (2- 5 April 2010)

Thursday, 15 April 2010 11:07

The Four days Easter Meditation Retreat was officially conducted from 2-5 April at PSMC. It managed to attract a total of 26 Yogis. There were 8 men Yogis and 18 women yogis overall. Thus, 5 yogis had completed the four days retreat on daily basis.

The centre was happy to see the Yogis to practice the meditation seriously throughout the retreat session. It was the best rewards to the effort by volunteers and donors who were keen to help and donate food to make the retreat a success.

There were chanting and Dhamma talks during the retreat. We welcome our Dhamma friends to participate in the session though you are unable to attend meditation as the yogis in future retreat. Most of us have beneficiated so much from the Dhamma Talk and we know it is something worth to bring home and share with friends from time to time.

The committee was thankful to all the volunteers and Dhamma friends for their support and help. Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!


PSMC planning to be upgraded to 2-storey building

Saturday, 13 March 2010 10:52

As per decision of Sayadaw and committee members, PSMC will soon be upgraded to 2-storey building.  Here’s our initial plan:

  • We will demolish the existing front building, so we are planning to build 2-storey house with 4-5 bed-rooms for the monks. (subject to council approval)
  • We are going to have a new building at the back to accommodate Yogis and it will include new kitchen, plenty of storage rooms, dining room, etc (subject to council approval)
  • We will also invite Panditarama Sayadaw Gyi from Yangon to visit Australia this year to share our upgrading plan.

We had seen about 10 displayed homes so far.

We’d like to hear your feedback, ideas and recommendations on how we should approach this goal. Please feel free to drop us the comment or come in person to discuss your thoughts.


Anyone Can Donate

Saturday, 13 March 2010 09:55

To all of our Dhamma friends, now you can contribute your donation to support the following at Panditarama Sal-Mile-Kone Meditation Centre:

  1. 50 Yogis who practising meditation daily including local and foreigners
  2. Running of Buddhist Culture Training Classes
  3. (10) Sayadaws who are teaching Dhamma classes
  4. Volunteers

What you can donate

  • Breakfast - Ks. 100,000
  • Lunch - Ks. 200,000
  • Drinks - Ks. 50,000

How to donate

Please contact the centre at (+61)1241234123123


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