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Seniors on a boat ride

MBF helps the community whenever we can, regardless of age and race. We hope that for every single effort that we put in be it companionship or material needs, we are able to ease their suffering and bring them happiness. On the morning of 25th Aug, members and friends of MBF gathered at Kim Tian […]

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Animal Liberation Day

July 13, 2013, this day marks the very first day Lord Buddha turn the Wheel of Dharma where He spoke his first teachings.  Our monthly liberation day was held on this auspicious day, members of Modern Buddhist Fellowship headed down to the shore of Changi to liberate 125 huge fishes, these fishes will end up […]

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Ullambana Festival

A month to remember and repay the kindness of your loved ones. In the Buddhist tradition, we remember the kindness of our loved ones whom have departed and also those who are still alive through prayer. The tradition of Ullambana dates back to the time of Lord Buddha who taught his disciple Maudgalyayana how to […]

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An expression of Art at Melrose Children’s Home

On Good Friday 29th March afternoon, an Art event organized by Charmaine was held at Melrose Children’s Home. The theme was painting by numbers. A total of 15 kids participated. There were some new faces in the group. When I arrived, John the boy who got Micky’s hair tangled in this portable fan at the […]

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Outing with Melrose Place Children

On 18th March, members of Modern Buddhist Fellowship treated 10 kids (9 boys and 1 girl) from Melrose Place Orphanage to an outing at the zoo. I was expecting to see the childrens dressed poorly, grubbily with poor fashion sense, On the contrary, they were very well dressed, most of them wore better coordinated and […]

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Last Day of Chinese New Year

MBF conducted the Chinese New Year Setrap Puja and hope everyone will have a smooth Snake Year ahead of them. The event involved black tea offering during the puja to help clear obstacles whether Dharmic or secular. We thank all the sponsors of the event and hope to see you again! Below are some of the […]

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Ushering the Snake Year 2013!

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Migtsemathon

Migtsemathon Updates!

  Members and friends of MBF are still in the race towards the completion of 1,000,000 migtsemas, termed as the Migtsemathon. They motivated and encouraged one another as they each took the chance to lead the group in a set of migtsemas. Do join us in this race towards its completion!

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Types of Thangkas

Pigment Thangkas (Tib.) tson-tang  These range of thangkas are the most commonly seen and created for meditational use in its religious practices. The colors are prepared by grinding valuable and precious stones into small particles or powder and then mixed with animal gluten and water before it was applied to the surface of the canvas. […]

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Thangkas

Thangkas are similar to chinese scroll paintings, they are widely painted on cotton cloth or paper and brocaded into rollable pieces. Traditionally, Thangkas are sent to monastery for qualified monks for consecration after they were brocaded.  The making of thangka involves many complicated processes and there are certain prerequisites and stringent requirements to adhere to as […]

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