March 26, B.E.2556 A.D.2013 Leverett, United States of America
Wat Kiry Vongsa Bopharam, the Peace Meditation Center, will hold the traditional Cambodian New Year ceremony this year like years past, on Sunday the 4 – 10 Waxing Moon of Citta, Year of the Snake, B.E.2556 equivalent to April 14 – Saturday April 20, A.D.2013.
The Mayor and Police Chief of the town of Leverett, Massachusetts are anticipated to attend this year’s event on Sunday the 4th Waxing Moon of Citta, April 14.
Saturday the 10th Waxing Moon, April 20 is the conclusion of our New Year ceremony to allow the people to participate.
Traditionally it is a three-day event. More than six countries celebrate this New Year calendar:
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (Burma) Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and some part of India.
This is a media advisory and an extended invitation to the Khmer people and public.
Wat Kiry Vongsa Bopharam has been established in B.E. 2530 A.D.1987 and registered with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
A Dhamma Talk on Vipassana and mindfulness meditation by Vipassana Gossalaya Jotannano Hong Keo, Vipassana Buddhist Master during a 10-Day Meditation & Vipassana Retreats at the Buddhist Meditation Center, Wat Kiryvongsa Bopharam on the 11th Waxing Moon – 7th Waning Moon of Jeṭṭha B.E.2560 equivalent to June 15 – 26, A.D.2016 in Leverett, Massachusetts, U.S.A. in 2016.
ក្រុងសាវត្ថី Sāvatthī or Śrāvastī
Vipassana chanting by Meditation Master Ketodhammo Som Bunthoeun. Footages from 2016 Vipassana classes at the Buddhist Meditation Center – Wat Kiryvongsa Bopharam in Leverett, Massachusetts, USA.
SAMDECH CHUON NATH
Khmer literature and Dhamma talk by His Holiness Jotannano Chuon Nath, the Supreme Patriarch of Cambodia Buddhism. His Holiness was born on March 11, 1883; passed away on September 25, 1969
MAHA GHOSANANDA SERVICES
Extraordinary Funeral and Memorial Services for His Holiness Samdech Dr. Maha Ghosananda