A Thai Buddhist temple in Ipoh Garden East, Wat Puthanimittam is home to the 33ft. (10m) tall Lord Shakyamuni Buddha statue sitting in the lotus position. This magnificent Lord Shakyamuni Buddha statue, made of fibre glass and concrete, was consecrated on 1st May, 2011.
On Wesak Day, which is observed by Buddhists in Malaysia on 3rd May this year, devotees at Wat Puthanimittam will gather at the Thai Buddhist temple as early as 9.30am.
Below is the the annual Wesak Day programme at Wat Puthanimittam.
Date: 2nd May, 2015 (Saturday)
8.30am – Distribution of requisite items to 300 senior citizens (60 years old and above)
*kindly bring along your pre-registration card
Date: 3rd May, 2015 (Sunday)
9.30am – Gathering of devotees
10.40am – Chanting of Discourses for Protection (Paritta Suttas by the Venerable Sangha)
11.30am – Offering of food to the Venerable Sangha
12 noon – Complimentary vegetarian buffet lunch for devotees
7.30pm – Complimentary vegetarian buffet dinner for devotees
8.30pm – Chanting of Discourses for Protection (Paritta Suttas by the Venerable Sangha) & Circumambulation around Lord Buddha’s statue.
All are welcome – for non-Muslims only.
Add: Dataran Perajurit 1, Taman Kemuncak, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
GPS Coordinates: N04 36.879′ E101 07.864′
Tel: 017-5781781 – Mdm. Low Eng Choo (for information on dana activities) or 016-5942575 – Mr. Andy Fuan (for information on prayer and meditation sessions at the wat)
Meditation & prayers (daily): 10am – 11am, 3pm – 4pm & 8pm – 9.30pm
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