The Wazo ceremony
is held to offer Wazo robes to the monks who observe the rainy season retreat
in the temples for three months.
The Kahtina ceremony
is held to offer the Kahtina robe and other requisites to
the community of monks.
The New Year
celebration is held to do prayer and cultivate loving-kindness meditation
towards all beings in the New Year's Day.
Htamane Pwe Daw, a Burmese
social event, is held to make a seasonal food mixed with sticky rice, oil,
sesame, peanut and coconut.
Day Ceremony is held to commemorate the Buddha's birth, his
Enlightenment, and his Mahaparinibbana.
New Year festival is held to celebrate the New Year, by performing
meritorious deeds and spraying one another with Thingyan water.
Burmese Culture Class:
The resident monks teach people Theravadin
Buddhism, Satipatthana meditation and Burmese language at the Temples every
The board meeting of ABBA is held on the
first Suday of each month to discuss and make decisions concerning the
activities of the Association. The Lokachantha, the Newsletter of ABBA
is issued Quarterly in Burmese and English.
A one hour sitting meditation is practice
reqularly at the temples at five O'clock in the morning and six in the
evening and anybody can meditate with the monks.
Dhamma talks are given by monks at the
Temple of New York on the second Sundays of every month, and ABBA welcomes
invitations from outside organizations for our monks to give talks on Buddhism
and other religious activities.
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