Khmer New Year Programe 2010, Canberra
The Buddhist committee and Khmer’s living in Canberra have decided to organize the Khmer New Year in accordance with our Khmer tradition. During this Khmer New Year, we also wish to organize the traditional Flower festival (Bon Phkar Sarmakee) at which contributions are collected to build the Khmer Buddhist temple (Wat Khemararangsi) of the A.C.T.
Therefore we wish to invite you and your family to participate in this festival. To help make the event a success and to achieve the eight paths to sanctity and receive Buddha’s blessing we encourage everyone to attend and participate in the making of the “Money Flower Tree”.
– Friday, 9 April 2010: 7:00 pm: Guests Arrive; followed by paying respect to Buddha, Dharma and Monks; preaching the dharma and reciting protective prayer by Buddhist monks.
– Saturday 10, April 2010
- 10:00 am Almsgiving
- 10:30 am Offering of food and “Money Flower Tree” to Buddhist monks followed by Buddhist monks praying for the deceased. At the closing of the event, the Buddhist monks will perform a dedication ceremony to the ancestors.
- Buddhist committee, laypeople, and Buddha’s disciples living in Canberra
- Near and far Buddha’s disciples and all merciful patrons.
Note: This festival will be held at Wat Khemararangsi, 3 Arkell Place Charnwood ACT 2615, on Saturday 10th April 2010 and there will be food offering to all participants, a ceremony of “Boon Phnom Ksach”, “Srong Phras”.
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