A Gratitude Buddhist Ceremony To Honor 1. His Holiness Jotannano, 2. His Holiness Maha Ghosananda, 3. The Maha Thera Viriyapanno, 4. Vipassana Master Ketodhammo
I, Ven. Dejapanno Pheap Phorn, Board of Directors, members, Buddhist students, students former Buddhist students, students and devotees living in the United States of America unanimously agreed to organize a Gratitude Buddhist Ceremony to honor the late H.H. Jotannano Chuon Nath, the Supreme Buddhist Patriarch of Cambodia, the late H.H. Maha Ghosananda Va Yav, the Supreme Patriarch of Cambodian Buddhism, the Maha Thera Viriyapanno Suos Kou, former Head Monk of Wat Buddharangsey, Houston, Texas, and the late Vipassana Buddhist Master Ketodhammo Som Bunthoeun – they are all Buddhist monks that strictly adhere to the Teachings of the historic Lord Buddha in all their lives and served Buddhism until their times of passing respectively.
Therefore, the Buddhist students, students, former Buddhist students, students and I would like to honor them by holding a memorial service to honor Their Holinesses, the Maha Thera, and Vipassana Master, our ancestors and deceased relatives in the realm of Samsara – the cycle of suffering, birth and death.
* Friday the 5th Waning Moon of Jeṭṭha B.E.2557 equivalent to June 28, A.D.2013 6:30PM Namaskar – Pay Homage to the Triple Gem (the Buddha, the Dhamma, the Sangha), receive
the 5 precepts, Buddhist monks chant paritta, and Dhamma Talk
* Saturday the 6th Waning Moon of Jeṭṭha B.E.2557 equivalent to June 29, A.D.2013 7:00AM Offer porridge to the Buddhist monks
9:00AM Buddhist monks go for alms rounds within the compound of the temple
10:30AM Namaskar – Pay Homage to the Triple Gem (the Buddha, the Dhamma, the Sangha),
receive the 5 precepts, offering to the Buddhist monks, invite the Buddhist monks to chant and
transmit the merits to Their Holinesses, the Maha Thera, Vipassana Master, our ancestors
and deceased relatives in the realm of Samsara – the cycle of suffering, birth and death.
12:00PM Lunch for the devotees and guests
* Sunday the 7th Waning Moon of Jeṭṭha B.E.2557 equivalent to June 30, A.D.2013 The conclusion of the Samadhi Vipassana Learning & Retreat. Thank you.
Venue: Wat Kiry Vongsa Bopharam, the Peace Meditation Center, 100A Cave Hill Road, Leverett, Massachusetts
United States of America 01054-9728; Telephones: 413.367.0280, 978.758.0286, 978.935.3287;
or E-mail: email@example.com
Please view program schedules in Khmer and English, PDFs: GratitudeGratitudeENG
Directions on how to get to Wat Kiry Vongsa Bopharam: Wat KB
Buddha photo courtesy trueslant; H.H. Jotannano and Maha Ghosananda photos templenews.org, MT Ketodhammo photo courtesy VCC; MT Viriyapanno photo courtesy Wat Buddharangsey
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