Synonymous with ‘Pindacāra’. Can be used in conjunction with it.


9 April 2013

Monthly Pindacāra in April

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3 February 2013

Pindacāra in February 2013

Nalanda organised our ninth monthly Pindacāra Programme on Saturday, 2 February, at the morning market in Taman O.U.G.  Many families took the opportunity to perform meritorious offerings before the upcoming Chinese New Year.

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4 December 2012

The Joy of Giving

On 1 December, there were many joyful and generous people waiting at Taman O.U.G. morning market to offer alms-food to the members of the Sangha.  The monthly alms-round allows lay people to do good deeds with kind intentions and actions.  A team of Nalandians with full devotion encouraged more people in the market to ‘do good and feel good’.  They also took the opportunity to engage with the public and explain to them on the practice of Pindacāra.

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8 November 2012

Sixth Monthly Pindacāra

3 November 2012

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10 October 2012

Pindacāra – A Buddhist Heritage

6 October 2012

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4 September 2012

Giving with Understanding

1 September 2012

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29 August 2012

Pindacāra – Going on Alms-round

What is Pindacāra?

Pindacāra, the practice of collecting alms-food, is observed by Theravada Buddhist monks who have gone forth from ‘home-life’ to ‘homelessness’. A Buddhist monk is known in Pāli Language as a ‘bhikkhu’ – meaning ‘one who lives on alms’.

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11 August 2012

Wholesome Giving during Pindacāra (Alms-round)

4 August 2012

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3 June 2012

Joyful Pindacāra (Alms round)

2 June 2012

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12 January 2012

Ajahn Chah Remembrance Day

17-18 December 2011

Pindapata (alms-round)

Pindacara – Monks going on their alms-round.

It was a special event to commemorate a most special teacher. The “Ajahn Chah Remembrance Day” which was held over the weekend of 17-18 December at SJK (C) Yuk Chai in Petaling Jaya, drew hundreds of devotees to pay homage to the great Buddhist meditation master.

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