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From: Tusita Hermitage 兜率天修行林 <jongjyi at gmail dot com>
Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 5:55 PM
Subject: 累积殊勝功德的机会 Great opportunity to accumulate meritorious deed
各位佛友 Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Dhamma,
In Feb of Year 2008, Bhante Mangala
and 4 bhikkhus(monks) came to Kuching. Thus marked the beginning of
their deep relationship with Kuching Bhagavan Buddhist Society (KBBS).
Under the guidance of the Sangha of Theravada Buddhism, KBBS has on 18
July 2008 established Tusita Hermitage (Tusita) at Sin San Tu A road,
Batu Kawa-Matang Road, Kuching. Due to space constrain, Sayalays &
female meditators were staying at Bodhivana Buddhist Hermitage,
approximately 45 min drive to Tusita. They moved in to Tusita in Year
2011, after 6 male Kutis were built at Tusita 2 (new site of Tusita).
Currently, Tusita has the biggest Chinese Sangha & Sayalays community
Tusita adheres strictly to the
original Teachings and practices of the Lord Buddha which include
intensive meditation practice, which will ultimately result in the
realization of Nibbana. Meditation retreat is open all year round at
Tusita for local and foreign monastic and lay meditators who wish to
learn the original Teachings and practices of the Lord Buddha.
Meditation is the only way to
Nibbana. Therefore, a condusive and secluded place to practise is
essential. Although Tusita is in a pleasant location, there has been
concern about the effect that development on adjacent land might have
on the present environment. It was with this in mind that KBBS decided
to purchase adjacent lands. Currently, we managed to acquire 2 pieces
of land adjacent to Tusita, which consist of 8 acres and 4 acres
respectively. The total cost of the acquisition is RM2.4 million. In
addition to preserve the conducive environment of Tusita, the new land
will be used to set up forest monastery for the Sangha.
To help finance the acquisition, we divided the land into small lots
for individual donation, i.e. 12 acres divided into 1200 points.
Please see the calculation as listed below: -
Total cost of land = 马幣RM 2,400,000
Total area of land =1200点points
land cost per point = 马幣RM2,400,000 /
Donors only need to donate RM2,000 to contribute 1 point of land to
The Buddha said if one offers to an
ordinary person (who doesn’t take precepts), the good effect of this
good deeds can last for 1000 lifetime/existence of the offeror.
Likewise, to a single person with good concentration, the effect can
last for 10 billion lifetime/existence. And to a person who is about
to attain Sotapanna, the effect is countless. Even then, the effect of
the offering to a single person cannot be compared with the offering
to a GROUP of people. As this project is of great benefit to a GROUP
of both monastic and lay meditators who are seriously practicing
meditation, we sincerely wish that you could have a share in this
great merit by sponsoring/supporting this meritorious deed. Excess
donations will be channeled toward the future development of Tusita.
<y_hue at yahoo dot com>,
H/P No. +6016-888 0018 以方便與銀行對帳。
Please EMAIL to Sister Yuet Ling at <y_hue at yahoo dot com>, H/P No. +6016-888 0018 for ease of bank
Kindly be informed that the OFFICIAL RECEIPT will be sent to the donor
upon request only.
May the merits of performing this meritorious deed through supporting
the Buddha Sasana be a good condition for the attainment of Nibbana.
愿您平安, 快樂, 祥和。
May you be well, happy and peaceful.
On behalf of KBBS
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