Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

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 […]

St. John’s College 2011 Interfaith Excursion

St. John’s College Interfaith Excursion . 90 of Grade-10 students from St. John’s College, Houghton, Johannesburg, on their “Interfaith Excursion” gave a one-day visit to the Johannesburg Meditation Centre (JMC) at Halfway House. On Tuesday 5th of April 2011, the Reverend Jacques Pretorius, Chaplain of St. John’s College led a team of teachers and another […]

“Upasika Kaew” Women Training in the Democratic Republic of Congo

. .   UPASIKA  KAEW  WOMEN  TRAINING IN  THE  DEMOCRATIC  REPUBLIC  OF  CONGO Lubumbashi, 12 – 25  July  2010 . The Democratic Republic of Congo is the last corner on this planet where one dares dream one day peace will come true. The second largest city, Lubumbashi, is the hub of the southeastern part of […]

A Visit of 80 Students from St. John’s College

. St. John’s College A World Class Christian School in Africa St. David Road, Houghton, Johannesburg, South Africa Lux Vita Caritas (Light, Life, Love) . . On Wednesday 24th March 2010, the Johannesburg Meditation Centre (JMC) had an opportunity to welcome 80 schoolboys from the prestigious St. John’s College, Houghton, Johannesburg. Led by Sue de […]

THAI Airways Re-Introduces JNB-BKK Direct Flights

. Click to see enlarged picture Smooth as Silk: THAI Cocktail Evening on Thursday, 18 March 2010. . Thai Airways International (THAI) re-introduces the direct flights between Johannesburg and Bangkok. Cocktail Evening starts at 18h00 on Thrusday 18 March 2010 at Fire & Ice Hotel, Melrose Arch, Whitely Street, Johannesburg. RSVP faith.t.anderson@gmail.com .

“Peace for Africa” & “Peace Revolution” in Action

. Peace for Africa & Peace Revolution Make a Move on Global Peace 20-26 February 2010 Chiangmai, Thailand Inner Peace makes its own way across the globe. Youths from 23 countries with the quest for peace-making have joined the meditation retreat in Thailand to experience inner peace before they return to their home countries for […]

The First Sunday Special Meditation

The First Sunday Special Meditation Worldwide Simultaneous Mass Meditation 7th February 2010 On each first Sunday of each month, Ven. Abbot Dhammajayo at Dhammakaya Temple in Thailand will lead a special meditation session, Live via the satellite and internet, at 2.30 a.m. GMT. This First Sunday Special Meditation has been participated for over 40 years, […]

Family Day By Day

An Annual World Peace Ethics Contest participated worldwide. The book guides readers how to keep the family in good balance, while the exam (contest) puts the readers into its depth.

Novice Monk Ordination

Seven young boys entered the Ordination taking the saffron Robe.

“Festival of Light & Peace” at Nanhua Temple

Nanhua Temple is a branch of  Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple in Taiwan. It is situated in Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa. Nanhua Temple and the Johannesburg Meditation Centre (Wat Buddha Johannesburg) made courtesy visits to each other in 2008. The Festival of Light & Peace is Nanhua Temple’s annual famous festival. All  representatives from all religions […]

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