Sart Thai’s Day (Buddhist Memorial Day: Day of Gratitude) Offering Funds for Tucson Meet Yourself Festival 2019
You are invited to participate:
Sart Thai’s Day (Buddhist Memorial Day: Day of Gratitude)
Offering Funds for Tucson Meet Yourself Festival 2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
1133 S. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85711
Dear Friends of Wat Buddhametta,
All friends of Wat Buddhametta are invited to attend and are welcome to bring food, fruit, etc. for the Alms Offering and a prepared dish to share for lunch. All friends who would like to participate in the memorial service may bring the remains, pictures, or names of the persons that you would like to remember and do merit for. You may bring these items on the day before the ceremony.
Sart Thai’s Day or Memorial Day: Day of Gratitude is a Thai Buddhist traditional ceremony to memorialize the ancestors, cousins, relatives or friends who have passed away. This ceremony will be commemorated at Wat Buddhametta on Sunday, September 15, 2019
On the same day, we would like to encourage all Buddhists and friends to pledge contributions to the monastery in the form of “The Gift Tree” or “Pha-Pa” which will be used to raise the money needed to buy the food and cooking necessities for our booth at Tucson Meet Yourself 2019 which will be held October 11-12-13, 2019.
For checks, please make your donation to “Wat Buddhametta” or “Tucson Buddhist Meditation Center.” We also accept cash and your entire donation is tax deductible as we are a 501 C 3 nonprofit organization. More details please contact us at 520-745-4624, 520-203-6593. Or you can make your donation through our website at www.tucsonbuddhistcenter.org
10:00 a.m. The Preliminary Chanting of Salutation to the Triple Gem & Five Precept Observation
10:30 a.m. The Alms Offering to the Sangha (monks)
11:30 a.m. Lunch Offering to the Sangha (monks)
12:00 a.m. Lunch to lay Buddhists and guests
01:30 p.m. The Sermon given by the Abbot in Thai & English
02:00 p.m. The Offering “The Gift Tree” of the funds toward Tucson Meet Yourself 2019 to the monastery
The Chanting of Blessing for lay Buddhists by the Sangha
Ends of ceremony
May you be well and happy,
Ajahn Sarayut Arnanta
Abbot of Wat Buddhametta