Hindu Buddhist Foundation of Canada (HBFC)
हिन्दु बुध्दिष्ट फाउन्डेसन अफ क्यानडा
A Registered Charity Organization
आगामी कार्यक्रमहरु (Forthcoming Programs)
It's our great pleasure to share with everyone our forthcoming programs calendar. Please mark your calendar and participate on these coming events: :
Shree Panchami/Saraswati Puja (श्री पंचमी/सरस्वती पूजा)
Thursday January 30th, 2020 (Magh 16, 2076)
Swasthani Brata Samapti (स्वस्थानी ब्रत समाप्ती)
Sunday February 9th, 2020 (Magh 26, 2076)
Shivaratri (शिबरात्री ) : Friday February 21st, 2020 (Phalgun 9, 2076)
Phagu Purnima / Holi (फागु पूर्णिमा / होलि) Sunday March 8, 2020 (Phalgun 25, 2076 - The actual holi is on Monday March 9th, 2020)
Heart to Heart 2020 Fund Raising Gala - Sunday March 22nd, 2020.
Other Events To be decided (being discussed) :
• Buddha Puja and Talk Program on Buddhism
• Other Talk Programs, Sanskrit and Musical Classes
Tihar (तिहार) -
आदरणिय कम्युनिटीका साथीहरु,
तिहार पर्व तथा शुभ दिपावलीको मंगलमय शुभकामना !
पूर्वजानकारी गराए अनुसार, गतबर्षझैँ यस बर्षपनि हाम्रो मन्दिरमा आउदो शनिबार अक्टोबर २६ तारिख, २०१९ का दिन साँझ ५ बजे देखि ८ बजेसम्म देउसी भैलो - तिहार पर्ब मनाउने कार्यक्रम राखिएको छ | उक्त दिन दिउसो ३ बजे देखि नै स्वयंसेबीहरु भेला भै सेल रोटि लगायत बिबिध परिकारहरु पनि बनाउने कार्यक्रम छ ! देउसी भैलो, नाच गान गरि तिहार पर्ब सबै मिलि धुमधाम संग मनाउन सपरिवार पाल्नुहुन हार्दिक निमन्त्रणा छ|
Laxmi Puja (लक्ष्मी पूजा) - Sunday October 27th (Kartik 10, 2076) - बेलुकी ५ बजे देखि ६ बजे सम्म
Mha Puja (म्ह पूजा) - Monday October 28th (Kartik 11, 2076)
Bhai Tikka (भाई टिका) - Tuesday October 29th (Kartik 12, 2076)
A Talk Program on "Hindu Dharma and Sambad" Sunday August 4th, 2019 from 10:30am to 12:00noon - Coordinator Mr. Suman Lohani. Lunch/Prasad will be served.
A program for Children teaching our Religion & Philosophy etc. Sunday August 11th, 2019 from 12:30 to 2pm. - Coordinator Mr. Suman Lohani. Lunch/Prasad will be served.
Janai Purnima/Rakshya Bandhan (जनै पूर्णिमा/रक्षा बन्धन) : Thursday August 15th (Srawan 30, 2076).
Janai Mantriney - from 7am to 9am. Rakshya Bandhan, Janai Purnima Celebration - with Kwati Dinner from 5pm to 9pm
Krishnastami (कृष्णाष्टमी) : Friday August 23rd (Bhadra 6, 2076)
Panch Daan (पन्चदान) : Sunday August 25th, 2019
Teej (तिज) : Monday September 2nd (Bhadra 16, 2076)
Buddha Jayanti (बुद्ध जयन्ति) : Saturday May 18th, 2019 (Jestha 4, 2076)
We are pleased to announce that Hindu Buddhist Foundation of Canada (HBFC) and Nepal Cultural Society of BC (NCSBC), like in the past, is jointly organizing and celebrating Buddha Jayanti this year at our Mandir on Saturday May 18. 2019 from 1:30pm to 5:30om.
This time, we are fortunate to have a Buddhist Acharya Sarbajit Gongba from Nepal who is coming to Vancouver just for this event. Please mark your calendar and come to our Mandir to take full advantage of this special event.
Boudha Acharya Sarbajit became a monk at the age of 10, and is a senior monk of Karma Lekshey Ling Institute at Nagarjuna 6, Swoyambu, Kathmandu. He is also the Senior Vice President of Tamang Buddhist Federation Nepal, Boudha, Kathmandu.
Currently, Boudha Acharya Sarbajit is engaged in giving Buddhist teachings in many parts of Nepal and also in conducting meditation program to several Nepalese and international team. Here is a link to one of his teachings.
The main event on that day would be as follows:
a) Smoke Puja
b) Three jewels prayer
c) Sixteen Arhat Buddha Puja
d) Budhha Asnan
e) Butter lamp prayer
Time: 1:30 – 5:30 pm
Date: Saturday May 18th, 2019
Meeting at 1:00pm
Participants will offer Jaal (Water) To Lord Buddha when they come in
1:30pm - Welcome and MC by Dr. Sunil Hamal
1:35pm - Introduction to Acharya Sarbajit Gongba by Mr. Shambhu Lama
1:45pm - Welcome Note by NCSBC President Mr. Kalyan Thapa
1:55pm - Acharya Sarbajit Gongba will perform, Puja, DIscourse
3:30pm - Meditation & Question Answers
4:45pm - Thank you Note by HBFC President Mr. Madhu Acharya
4:55pm - Honoring Acharya Sarbajit Gongba - by both HBFC and NCSBC President
5:00pm - 5:30 Prasad
5:30pm - Onwards Networking, Naach Gaan
Please RSVP. Evite http://evite.me/sVy5Fuw69m
Thank you !
HBFC & NCSBC
• UBC Himalayan Program - Nepali Language class student interaction with Community members (Friday May 10th, 2019 5pm to 8pm)
Ramnawami ( रामनवमी ) : Saturday April 13th, 2019 (Chaitra 30, 2075) From 9am to 1pm
Phagu Purnima / Holi फागु पूर्णिमा / होलि Saturday March 23rd, 2019 from 11am to 1pm.
We will be at the temple at 10am and planning to make Khir and Chana for the Prasad. Please come early and give us hands.
Monday March 4th, 2019 MahaShivaRatri from 3pm
महाशिवरात्री - MahaShivaratri March 4th Invitation
आदरणीय कम्युनिटीका साथीहरु,
यसबर्षको महाशिवरात्री आउदो सोमबार मार्च ४, २०१९ का दिन पर्दछ ! महाशिवरात्री पर्ब धुमधामका साथ् मनाउन मन्दिरमा सपरिवार पाल्नु होला ! हामीले बिगत ५ बर्ष देखि महाशिवरात्री मनाउदै आएकोमा यस बर्ष हाम्रो आफ्नै मन्दिरमा मनाउन गैरहेका छौ ! उक्त दिन रुद्री पाठ, शिव पुराण, शिव पुजा, भजन, सत्संग,प्रसाद, नाच गान,आदि बिबिध धार्मिक सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रमको आयोजना गरिदै छ ! भजन पछि पटलक प्रसाद (डिनर) खाइ बिबिध नाच गान गरि रमाइलो गर्ने छौ ! हामी मन्दिर मै खिर, पुरी, भात र चिया पकाउने छौ ! पटलक ल्याउन इच्छुक महानुभाबहरुले कृपया खिर पुरी न ल्याउनु होला, इच्छा भए तरकारी, आचार, मिठाई ल्याउनु होला ! सबैले ल्याउनु पर्दै न, पटलक ल्याउन इच्छुक व्यक्तिले निम्न व्यक्ति लाइ सम्पर्क गर्नु होला :
(१) श्रीमती सबिता श्रेष्ठ
(२) श्रीमती सुनी अधिकारी
(३) श्रीमती बिमला सुबेदी
(४) श्रीमती शान्ता अधिकारी
(५) श्रीमती रजनी आचार्य
काम बाट आउनु पर्ने, के लिएर जानु भन्ने दुबिधामा न पर्नु होला, कामबाट सिधै आउनु भए हुन्छ, ५/ ६ जना ले पटलक ल्याउने भनि सक्नु भएको छ, हामीलाई अझै ४/५ जना मात्र भए पनि पुग्छ ! ल है, आफ्नै मन्दिर मा धुमधाम संग यसबर्षको महाशिवरात्री मनाऔ |
भजनका लागि गिटार, हार्मोनियम, तबला आदि बजाउने कला भएका व्यक्तित्वहरुलाई कार्यक्रममा पाल्नु भै भजन टोलीमा सामेल हुन सादर अनुरोध गर्दछौ ! इच्छुक महानुभाबहरुले कृपया यस संस्थाकि बोर्डअफ डाइरेक्टर श्रीमती सबिता श्रेष्ठलाइ सम्पर्क गर्नु होला !
कार्यक्रमको समय तालिका तल दिइएको छ :
3:00pm to 4:30pm meet at the temple, clean up, setup, start cooking Khir, Puri and tea
4:30pm to 6:00pm Rudri Paath, ShivaPuran Paath
6:00pm to 7:15pm Diyo, Kalas, Ganesh and Lord Shiva Puja followed by Aarati.
7:15pm to 7:30pm Satsang by Mr. Subash Joshi
7:30pm to 8:30pm Bhajan
8:30pm to 9:00pm Prasad (Dinner)
9:00pm to 10:00pm Naach Gaan and Networking
10:00pm to 10:30pm Clean up
Please come with your family on Monday March 4th, 2019 at the temple and let's celebrate Maha ShivaRatri together.
Sunday March 17th, 2019 Talk Program by Mr. Rajendra Karki
Topics includes Estate Planning, Will, Retirement, Tax Saving Tips, First Time Home Buyer etc.
Sunday February 24th, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm
Thank you !
Dear Members and Friends,
Thanks everyone for attending 3rd Annual General Meeting today from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.
We have been very much energized by your presence today, and by your feed back, guidance and for appreciating the jobs done in the past. Thank you for your support and looking forward for getting your continued support in the future, as you did in the past.
The President's Report and the Financial Reports was sent by email. If you didn't receive the email from us, please send your email to email@example.com or message us.
Thanks the following volunteers today for resuming the renovation task and also helping us during AGM.
1. Mr. Kalyan Thapa
2. Mr. Suraj Bartaula
3. Mr. Sadip Khatiwada
4. Mr. Kumar Kharel
5. Mr. Narendra B. Thapa (Mr. Sanjay Thapa's dad and Mrs. Rupa Thapa's Father-in-law) for setup.
6. Mr. Tikaram Sapkota
7. Mrs. Rajani Acharya for setup and making tea
Sunday February 10th, 2019 Saraswati Puja
Ihi Puja (Private Function) from 9am to 2pm
Key Handover Feb 2nd, 2019
Thank you for attending the Key Handover and celebration program yesterday Saturday February 2nd, 2019 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. During the program, a copy of the building key was handed over to Nepal Cultural Society of BC (NCSBC) President Sheela Sainju and Board Members by Hindu Buddhist Foundation of Canada (HBFC) President Madhu Acharya and Board Members.
NCSBC Vice President Alok Dhungana welcomed the participants, HBFC President Madhu Acharya and NCSBC President Sheela Sainju expressed few words.
The complete speech video link is given below, for those of you who missed the event (sorry the speech is in Nepali Language) :
(1) Few words by Alok Dhungana welcoming participants:
(2) Few words by Madhu Acharya
(3) Few words by Sheela Sainju
(4) Bhajan By Sushma Pradhan and Sabita Shrestha
(5) Bhajan by Prisha Upadhaya, 7 year old (daughter of Sushil Upadhaya and Pratima Parajuli)
Potluck Snacks and Cultural program was followed after the key hand over ceremony. Nice big key was designed by HBFC Secretary Dr. Sunil Hamal. There were over 70 people attended the program and we had so many regrets calls. The program went very successful and was historic among Nepali community in Lower Mainland.
Thanks Ms. Rina Pradhan, MC of the event for running the program very nicely.
Thanks all volunteers for setting up the venue, bringing potluck items. Thanks Mrs. Rita Hamal for making tea and Khir at the venue.
Thank again all the participants!
1. Saturday December 1st Saturday from 3pm to 7pm
Bhajan and Satsang Program. Guest Dr. Sunam Gyamtso.
Dr. Sunam Gyamtso is visiting Vancouver, BC from Nov 20th to Dec 6th. He is former student of Sathya Sai University and currently lives in Sikkim, India.
Dr. Gyamtso is extremely blessed with musical, very good musician, singer, songwriter, music director and composer, but he basically sings bhajans. He is fluent in Nepali, Hindi, English, Sikkimese and may be Telugu.
Program Coordinator : Mr. Vikas Lama.
2. Sunday December 9th from 2pm to 5pm
Discourse on Buddhism. Guest Khen Rinpoche Nyima Tamang.
Khen Rinpoche Nyima Tamang educated Guru who can speak fluently in Nepali and English, depth knowledge on Buddhism, was born in Lalitpur Nepal and got higher religious education, equivalent to PhD, from Karnataka, India.
He has established The Tamang Lungtog Thechen Choekhorling (LTC) Monastery at Batase Dada, Lalitpur (60 KM south from Lalitpur City Centre), at his birthplace with his own efforts in 2009.
Khen Rinpoche Nyima Tamang was in Vancouvner in 2016 and gave discourse on Buddhism at a program organized by us at Surrey City Centre Library on Sunday June 12, 2016.
Currently, he is in North America tour for a month and we are blessed to have him here at our temple on way to his return to Nepal.
Program Coordinator : Mr. Shambhu Lama.
Please mark your Calendar. Program details and Evite will be followed by email.
1. Janai Purnima - August 26th Sunday (Bhadra 10)
2. SriKrishnastami - September 02 Sunday (Bhadra 17)
3. Teej - September 14th Wednesday (Bhadra 27)
4. Pancha Daan - TBD
5. Dashain -
(a) Ghatasthapana - October 10 Wednesday (Ashwin 24)
(b) Astami - October 17th Wednesday (Ashwin 31)
(c) Nawami - October 18th Thursday (Kartik 1)
(d) Bijaya Dashami - October 19th Friday (Kartik 2)
6. Laxmi Puja - November 7th Wednesday (Kartik 21)
7. Mha Puja - November 8th Thursday (Kartik 22)
8. Bhai Tika - November 9th Friday (Kartik 23)
9. Chhath Parwa - November 13th Tuesday (Kartik 27)
(1) Buddha Jayanti Celebration
Sunday April 29th, 2018
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Bear Creek Pavilion
13750 - 88 Avenue, Surrey
(2) Sri Krishnastami श्री कृष्णाष्टमी - Monday August 14, 2017
मिति : Monday August 14th, 2017
स्थान : Bear Creek Park (140th Street Side), Surrey
समय : 5:00pm to 9:00pm
(3) Pancha Daan - पन्च दान
मिति : Saturday August 19th, 2017
स्थान : 10350 University Dr, Surrey, BC V3T 4C3
समय : 1:00pm to 4:00pm
(4) Teej Puja तीज पूजा
मिति : Thursday August 24th, 2017
स्थान : North Surrey
समय : 4:00pm to 8:00pm
(5) VIjaya Dashami - दशैं टिका
मिति : Saturday September 30th, 2017
स्थान : Club House at 14399 - 103 Avenue, Surrey, V3T 5V5
समय : 4:00pm to 9:00pm
(6) Ihi Puja - BelBibaha - Subarna Kumar Puja
Monday February 8th, 2018 - Saraswati Puja day,
from 8:00am to 2:00pm
Venue: Laxmi Narayan Temple, Surrey
(7) This year, Maha Shivaratri (महाशिवरात्री) is on Tuesday February 13th, 2018. We would like to invite all interested friends and families to join the group Puja and Bhajan at the address and time given below :
Venue: Club House,
13499 - 92nd Avenue, Surrey, BC.
Time : 5.30 pm onward
Date: Tuesday February 13th, 2018 (Falgun 1, 2074 BS)
Program Details :
5:30pm - 6:30pm - Arrivals and Setup
6:30pm - 7:30pm - Diyo, Kalas, Ganesh and Lord Shiva Puja
7:30pm - 8:30pm - Bhajan and नाच गान
8:30pm - 9:30pm - Prasad/Dinner and Networking
9:30pm - 10:00pm - Clean up and Closing.
(8) Heart to Heart, Fundraising Gala 2018, Multicultural Program
February 3rd, Saturday, 2018
From: 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Surrey Art Centre, Bear Creek Park
13750 88 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 3L1
Ticket: $50 and $35
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