Today is the official day for Qing Ming 清明节, a day (or period) where Chinese would traditionally remember their ancestors by visiting the cemetery and perform religious services for them.
A student from the English Dharma Class at SBF (Singapore Buddhist Federation) asked me what practices Buddhists should be observing during this day or period. . . . → Read More: Remembering and honouring the departed during Qing Ming 清明节
Here’s the web site for the Singapore Buddhist Federation http://www.buddhist.org.sg/sbf/
A snippet here:
English Dharma Course (Info on Chinese Dharma Course is available at the site above)
Objective: To develop participants’ understanding in basic Buddhist teachings for life enrichment.
Contents: Lectures and panel discussions on the life of Buddha, a brief history Buddhism, . . . → Read More: Singapore Buddhist Federation web site
The significance of Vesak Day @ 25 May 2007 (Private talk, Maris Stella High School) Million Lotus Celebrations @25 ~ 26 May 2007 (Public, Ngee Ann City) NTU Buddhist Society Alumni Vesak Celebration @ 27 May 2007 (Alumnus & friends, Venue TBC) Dharma talk for Little India Vesak Celebration @ 29 May 2007 . . . → Read More: News: Upcoming talks and events