A Thai Buddhist temple in Ipoh Garden East, Wat Puthanimittam is home to the 33ft. (10m) tall Lord Shakyamuni Buddha statue sitting in a 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 10th May (Wednesday) 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: 1st May, 2017 (Monday)
9am – Registration for requisite items (hampers) by senior citizens 60 years old and above, the underprivileged and OKU. Limited to first 300 people. Kindly bring along your MyKad.
Date: 9th May, 2017 (Tuesday)
8.30am – Distribution of requisite items (hampers) to 300 pre-registered people. Kindly bring along your pre-registration card
Date: 10th May, 2017 (Wednesday)
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)
Meditation & prayers (daily): 10am – 11am, 3pm – 4pm & 8pm – 9.30pm
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