The reconstruction of the Thrangu Dharma Retreat Centre, previously a cave temple, in Tambun, Ipoh, has completed.
Therefore, the temple committee is now seeking sponsorship for a 10feet Maitreya Buddha (Future Buddha) that is estimated to cost RM100,000 and Green Tara costing RM40,000.
Also, in conjunction with Chinese New Year, the temple committee has lined up a series of programmes, which will be held here. Allow me to share their schedule.
Date: 28th – 30th Jan, 2014
Event: 3-Day Mahakala Puja
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Date: 31st Jan, 2014 (1st day of Chinese New Year)
9am – Green Tara Puja & Lighting of Green Tara Lamp for the whole year
10.30am – Release Lives
11am – Sung Puja
Date: 2nd Feb, 2014 (3rd day of Chinese New Year)
9.30am Longtak Hanging
Date: 14th Feb, 2014 (Chap Goh Meh)
9am – Chenrezig Puja
10am – depart for Jelapang Old Folks’ Home & Silibin (home for the disabled)
Devotees who wish to lend financial help to realise the sculpting of the Maitreya Buddha and Green Tara statues, as well as cash donations for Chinese New Year goodies for the two charitable homes in Jelapang and Silibin this Chap Goh Meh, can contact the temple committee at the telephone numbers listed below.
Tel: 012-5903525 (Tan Peng Seng) / 012-4207379 (Mr. Cheong) / 012-5129995 (Mr. Tham) / 012-4352648 (Mdm. Lee)
Thrangu Dharma Retreat Centre
Add: 7.5 miles, Jalan Tambun, Tanjung Rambutan, 31400 Ipoh, Perak.
GPS Coordinates: N 04° 38.642′ E101° 09.364′
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