Archive for October, 2011

Meditation Teaching at the Theosophical Society of Southern Africa, Pretoria Lodge

    .   The Theosophical Society at The Pretoria Lodge, Sunnyside, Pretoria . On 9th October 2011, the Theosophical Society of Southern Africa located at Sunnyside, Pretoria, invited Venerable Somsak to give a meditation guidance and a talk on inner peace.   Venerable Somsak gives a talk on inner peace after guiding a peaceful […]

Pictures of Event: Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony

  On Sunday 16th October 2011, the Johannesburg Meditation Centre (JMC) at Halfway House gatherd some 350 local South Africans, Sri Lankans and Thai people altogether to conduct its annual Saffron Robe Ceremony. See some pictures of the events below:   Meditation in the Meditation Hall . Chanting before offering the robe . Saffron Robe […]

Thai – South African Newsletter Volume 44: October 2011

.   Thai – South African Newsletter Volume 44:  October 2011 . Highlights of Volume 44 * Annual Kathina Saffron Robe Offering to Buddhist monks at JMC, Halfway House — an ongoing 2,600-year noble tradition, on Sunday 16th October. * Thai Pavillion at Taste of Joburg — incorporating THAI Airways, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Thai […]

16 October 2011: The Annual Kathina Saffron Robe Offering

    กฐินสามัคคี พ.ศ. 2554 The Annual Kathina Saffron Robe Offering . . Each year after the rains retreat, it is time for Buddhists to gather at their nearby monasteries and offer new set of saffron robes to the Buddhist monks.   This year, the rains retreat ends on 12th October, and the following Sunday […]

Thai – South African Newsletter Volume 43: September 2011

. Thai – South African Newsletter Volume 43: September 2011 . Highlights of this 43rd issue:   * Royal Thai Embassy supports the Johannesburg Meditation Centre in promoting skills training of the Thai community. * Thai Cooking Class at JMC by chefs from “Thai Cafe” Thai restaurant in Paulshof. * Computer Class at JMC on […]

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