Date: 06 November
Nagas are a kind of
long-lived serpent-like beings with miraculous powers. They mostly live
in the waters
and are like guardians of lands, waterways, space, wind and earth. Nagas can be wisdom
holders and can also
cause skin diseases, depletion of life force energy and other
Ritual on board the ferryboat will first be
conducted and subsequently
all participants will make their offerings to the Nagas out in the sea.
The Naga Vases are consecrated with specially blessed
naga mantra, medicine herbs, etc. under the direction of His Holiness
Rinpoche and blessed by him. These Naga vases will be offered to the
sea. If one makes offering to the Nagas, one will be purified of all
relating to illnesses, skin diseases, health problems; destroys all
it can even help one to attract extreme good fortune. Even if one is
attend the Naga Puja at sea, the benefits of offering Naga Vase are
same. Our Centre will make the Naga Vase offering on your behalf if you
unable to attend.
The benefits of
participating in the Naga Puja are listed as follows:
and sicknesses will be eliminated and one will have good health and
always encounter good friends and spiritual masters.
Good harvest of the five grains (generic term
for all grains or
specifically, wheat, rice, beans, and two types of millet).
Accomplish one’s Dharma practice without
happiness, peace and harmony to one’s family and home country.
Points to Note for Naga Puja Registration:
Gathering place and
time (changes in timing):
8.50am (instead of 7.30am) in Centre
with $10 bus ride per person (optional), or
9.30 am (instead of 8.30am) at Marina
Closing date for registration is on 23 Oct or when seats are fully taken
up, whichever earlier.
mail in or register with office.
of seats are not allowed.
Seats are based on first come first served.
Ferry boating time is 10am as updated by the ferry operator. Please ensure you register with the volunteers:
1. centre meet up at 8.50am with Agnes Choo. Bus will leave at 9am from centre and return bus ride is around 12.30 p.m.
Marina South Pier meet up: 9.30am, registration with Ms Karen Lim.
Assisted by Mr Yeo Tiong Hwa and Mr Martin Chong. MRT
direction by Mr Teoh Ai Keong. Please use the correct exit at
Marina South Pier (NS28).
register as stickers with your pre-registered items (boat ride, bus
ride, Naga vase and offering set) are indicated. As there are
limited number of Naga vases, boat ride and bus ride, priority is given
to those who had pre-registered. On-site registration is subject
Points to Note for Participants
Participants have to
commit to a vegetarian diet for at least one day prior to the Naga Puja
Naga Puja itself, as this is considered a precept of the event.
Participants are advised
to be modestly dressed, and no animal products (e.g. leather belts or
etc) should be worn or carried on board.
Only the 150 Naga vases
consecrated for this Puja and offering sets
prepared by centre will be offered.
the Naga Puja form registration.
MINI STATUES SPONSORSHIP
The mini statues sponsorship
in our Centre begins on 01 January and will expire on 31 December of
We understand that some
students may wish to sponsor the mini statues as we approach into the
half of the year. In view of this, we will reduce the mini statues
** Please note: The reduced rate applies from
till 30 November 2016 and all mini statues sponsorship received within
period will expire on 31 December 2016.
the half year sponsorship form for mini statues sponsorship.