Wesak Day is observed on May 19 (Sunday) this year. This holy day of devotion is also known as “Lord Buddha’s birthday” although it is a day to commemorate the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Guatama Buddha. Widely celebrated in Malaysia by Buddhists, temples and wats are open early for devotees to offer their prayers.
Listed below is the Wesak Day schedule of Wat Trum Jit Tavipassana (Thumcitta Vipassana Temple) in Ipoh, observed annually.
Date: 19th May, 2019 (Sunday)
10am – offering of food to bhikkhus
12 noon – light refreshment
1pm – offering of robes to bhikkhus
8pm – devotion (prayers to increase prosperity and fortune)
*All are welcome. For non-Muslims only.
Wat Trum Jit Tavipassana (Thumcitta Vipassana Temple)
Add: Persiaran Bercham Utara 11, Bercham, 31400 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
Tel: 012-4520080 (Ling) – communication in Cantonese, Mandarin & Bahasa Malaysia
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