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The Buddhist Peace Fellowship - Tampa Bay Message Board › 2009 Samadhi Vesak

2009 Samadhi Vesak

Tom L.
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Group Organizer
Pinellas Park, FL
2009 Samadhi Vesak

Sponsor & Organizer: Samadhi Buddhist Meditation Center (SBMC)
Venue: Chinese Community Church
4600 78 Ave. N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Date: SATURDAY, MAY 02, 2009 Time: 2.00PM-5.00PM

Program Schedule

Opening Meditation led Venerable Dhammawansha, Abbot & President of Dhamma Wheel Meditation Society

Welcome Speech by Venerable Bhikkhuni Sudarshana Peliyagoda, Abbess & President of Samadhi Buddhist Meditation Center

Opening the Altar by our Chief Guest, Venerable Tri Thinh, Abbot of South Florida Buddhist Temple, and Lily Lee of Middle Way Buddhist Association

Pali Chanting by Venerable Tri Thinh

Dharma Talk by Venerable Dharma Master Tashi Tenzin

Devotional Music by Elly Kelly, a spiritual practitioner, soothing the wounded hearts through devotional music.

“My Personal Experience of Buddhism,” Speech by Clair Denney, a practicing Buddhist

Dhamma Talk on “Here & Now of Buddha,” by Venerable Upananda, Secretary and Resident Dharma Teacher, Samadhi Buddhist Meditation Center

Dana Offering to the Sangha

Devotional Drumming by Marvin A. Sotoamaya

Dedication of Merit by Venerable Upananda

Bathing the Buddha by everybody (Please, line up when announced)

Distribution of holy water & holy strings (Please, receive yours in person from the Sangha after your turn of bathing the Buddha)

Refreshments, Vegetarian dinner and social time (Please, remain and enjoy free refreshments/vegetarian dinner)

For info please, contact Samadhi at

Samadhi Buddhist Meditation Center (SBMC), Inc.
5908 67th Avenue
Pinellas Park, FL 33781, USA
Tel: (727) 744-4377 (727) 330-8542
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