In conjunction with Wesak Day celebration, the Genting Buddhist Group has organized a number of prayers and activities for Buddhists at the Genting International Convention Centre (GICC) Meeting Room 7 to 12 of First World Hotel from 20 to 21 May 2016.
The Genting Buddhist Group has invited Venerable Xing Ji from KL, to conduct a two-day Wesak Day ceremony. An exhibition will be held in GICC to mark the start of Wesak Celebration on 20 May 2016, followed by the presentation of Buddha’s Relic. Venerable Kong Yung Zhong will also be giving a “Dharma Discourse” after the event. On Wesak Day (21 May 2016), a whole day event is planned from 7.00am to 8.45pm, starting with morning prayers. The celebration rundown that day is as follow:- 7.00am 7.45am 11.00am 3.30pm 4.15pm 8.30pm 8.45pm Morning Chanting Meditation Offering to Buddha Individual & Mass Family Refuge Taking in the Triple Gem Evening Chanting Lighting of Lamp Bathing of Buddha Ceremony The Bathing of Buddha Ceremony that symbolizes the elimination of the three evils of Greed, Hatred and Ignorance will mark the end of the two-day Wesak Day Celebration.
Visitors are encourage to participate in the Buddha bathing ceremonies. This ceremony is also held at the Chin Swee Temple, 13th Floor Sky Terrace on 14th and from 19th all the way to 22 May 2016 between 8 am and 6 pm.
Besides prayers, Genting Buddhist Group is also conducting a fund raising campaign for Pahang – Mentakab Dialysis Centre. The Centre provides free Dialysis care for poor community of all races.
During this Wesak Day Celebration, Genting Buddhist Group pledges to the public to contribute to Dhamagiri Orphanage Centre to help fund their monthly expenses totaling RM30,000. For more information, please call Mr. TC Lim at 012-3968 163.