Welcome to MBMC Dhamma Sunday School

Vision: To cultivate and nurture Dhamma seed in our students and ultimately become HAPPY Buddhists
Mission: (1)To promote the practice of generosity, morality and Vipassana meditation. (2)To create an environment of loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Dhamma Hunt 2012

MBMC Dhamma School has organized a special activity called Dhamma Hunt for students to learn dhamma in an interactive and full of fun way. This event was leaded by Teacher Malini.

Objectives of the Treasure Hunt
  • To learn Dhamma in an interactive way.
  • To work as a TEAM all students from all levels, teachers and parents.
  • To assess the Sunday School students knowledge of the Dhamma.
  • To practice loving kindness by being gentle, humble, respectful and
  • obedient during the interaction with the members of Sangha, kitchen
  • helpers and devotees.To have FUN learning Dhamma.
Basically we divided students into 3 groups: Metta, Karuna and Mudita. Each group has about 9-1o students. They were required to answer and complete first question before can proceed to the next question. At the end, the group who has achieved highest score in answering 5 questions in total, will be the winner.

First question requested student to have a direct interaction with our new Sayadaw U Pannananda. Students was required to go to 1st floor to pay respect to Sayadaw and gather the required information.

Metta Group was asking Sayadaw for his personal information

Mudita Group was paying full attention to listen to Sayadaw

Second question requested student to find the location that keep the treasure of Dhamma, then interview Brother Keat Hoe (Librarian) and present the appreciaton card to him.

Third question is about Buddha, we requested student to find the "Shout of Victory" at the tree where Buddha attained enlightenment.

Karuna Group was paying respect to Buddha at Bodhi Tree

They were working on the rearrangement of given victory shout in Pali and English
The fouth question required student to act 2 precepts silently to another groups for guessing. If the other party successfully answered the acting, both group will be given 5 points or else will be deducted 5 points.

Teacher Malini was explaining the rules of the game
Metta Group was acting the 7th precept: Abstain from entertainment, applying cosmetic
Metta Group was acting the 1st precept: Abstain from Killing
Karuna Group was acting the 6th precept: Abstain from eating at the wrong time

The last question was about Triple Gems. Students were required to find 3 different symbols to represent Triple Gems. They found Buddha poster, Buddha image to represent Buddha; Dhamma books to represent Dhamma; robes and alms bowl to represent Sangha.

Finally Mudita group was the winner of the event. Teacher Thum was invited to give the presents to the winning group.

Take a group photo at the end of event.

Sadhu ! Sadhu ! Sadhu ! to all of the teachers and students to succeed today events.

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