一年一度的南传佛教僧伽雨安居日 (Vassa) 订于 2013 年 7 月23 日，星期二 在马来西亚慧根菩提佛教会举办。今年有一位比丘僧慧者博士法师 在此佛教会过雨安居日精进修行弘扬佛法三个月至 2013 年 10 月 19 日为止。
The yearly Theravda Monks’ Rain Retreat (Vassa) will commence on 23–07–2013, Tuesday and take place at Malaysia Mahbodhi Sanctuary Buddhist Association. This year there is one Theravada monk – Dr. Bhante Pasami spending his three months’ Vassa at this Association till 19–10–2013.
All devotees are warmly welcome to join 3 Months Monks’ Rain Retreat (Vassa) Supporting Group and give your full support to the monks’ daily needs during three months’ Vassa and at the same time to enhance your merit of supporting & offering.
地点 Venue: No. 8-J, Lorong Delima 20, Island Glades, 11700, Penang.
法句经：第 116 偈
Dhammapada: 116 th Verse
Hasten to do good; Restrain your mind from evil. He who is slow in doing good, his mind delights in evil.
法句经：第 177 偈
Dhammapada: 177 th VerseIndeed, misers do not go to the abode of the devas (gods); fools do not praise charity; but the wise rejoice in charity and so gain happiness in the life hereafter.
法句经：第 106 偈
Dhammapada: 106 th Verse
Month after month for a hundred years, one may make offerings (to ordinary people) to the value of a thousand Kahapanas; yet if, only for a moment one pays homage to a bhikkhu who has practised Insight Development, this homage is, indeed, better than a hundred years of making offerings (to ordinary people).
法句经：第 107 偈
Dhammapada: 107 th Verse
For a hundred years, a man may tend the sacred fire in the forest: yet if, only for a moment, one pays homage to a bhikkhu who has practised Insight Development, this homage is, indeed, better than a hundred years of making sacrifices (in fire-worship).
法句经：第 108 偈
Dhammapada: 108 th Verse
In this world, one may make sacrificial offerings, great and small, all the year round, in order to gain merit; all these offerings are not worth a quarter of the merit gained by worshipping the Noble Ones (Ariyas) who walk the right path.