The Great Imperial Crystal Ball of Bavaria is a sacred principle crystal ball that was named by the Most Venerable Phrathepyanmahamunee (Luang Phaw DhammaChaiyo), the Abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya, Thailand.
His purpose is to use this sacred crystal ball as a symbol to deliver peace from the east to the heart of the west. The Great Imperial Crystal Ball of Bavaria has travelled for 18,700 kilometers so far, bringing delight and happiness from Thailand to 11 countries where the 24 Dhammakaya branches are located in Europe. This is a great opportunity for us to make a resolution, cover this sacred crystal ball with fine gold leaves, and visualize this shining ball as a meditation object at the center of our bodies.On this auspicious occasion- the seventh waxing moon of the seventh lunar month and the seven year anniversary of the establishment of the Dhammakaya Meditation Center in Bavaria, Germany- everyone is cordially invited to join the ceremony to mark the monastic boundary, apply fine gold leaves, settle the sacred crystal ball, and to establish the Dhammakaya Meditation Center of Bavaria, Germany on Sunday, May 24th, 2015For this ceremony, it is a priviledge to have the Most Venerable Phrawisuttiwongsajarn- a committee member of Thai Sangha Supreme Council, the northern rector of monastic community , and the Vice Abbot of Wat Paknampaseecharoen to be the Chief Monk of the ceremony.
There are a number of high ranking monks, Abbots from worldwide branches, and venerable monks who will take part in this sacred ceremony and to provide us with the opportunity to make a great sanghadana offering.
The schedule is as follows:On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
You will have the chance to participate in a one day meditation retreat to celebrate the establishment of the Buddhist Sanctuary, listen to dhamma sermons from the Most Venerable Phrarachapawanajarn (Luang phaw Dhattachevo)- the Vice Abbot of ((Wat Phra Dhammakaya)) in Thailand,
and to participate in a candle lighting procession to pay homage to the Lord Buddha.On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
In the Morning
Join us in offering alms to the monastic community from around the world,
Listening to a sacred chanting by the high ranking monks and the monastic community, and in offering the sacred crystal ball, food, and basic necessities.
In the afternoon,
everyone will have the chance to participate in cutting the sacred rope to settle the principle crystal ball, the 8 main sacred stones in 8 directions, and the 108 sacred stones; and in marking the monastic boundary led by the Sangha.
Everyone is also cordially invited to contribute for the crystal ball, sacred stones, land, and basic necessities for the monastic community who take part in the ceremonies.Each participant will receive a commemorative gift-a Dhammakaya amulet- that will signify the establishment of the Buddhist Sanctuary in Bavariaand that will remind oneself of the merits accumulated during the days. For more information:(Thailand) please contact the support center at pillar M10 in the Dhammakaya Meditation Hall or call 081-561-5740.
(Germany) please contact the Dhammakaya Meditation Center Bavaria Konigbrunn Call +49-8231-957-4530 and all European branches
Those who take part in the establishment of the Buddhist sanctuary will receive numerous fruits of merit that will be longstanding and will possess prosperity in this lifetime until the attainment of Nirvana.