Volunteers from E.Vogue Hair Salon gave the children from Amitabha Buddhist Orphanage a haircut and prepared an abundant meal for everyone. Early in the morning, the volunteers made preparations and took turns to give the children a haircut. The volunteers attentively gave the children haircuts that suited them. After the haircut, the children appeared lively and refreshed. During the haircut, another group of volunteers prepared lunch in the kitchen for the children. Lunchtime came, and the children were enjoying their abundant and delectable meal. Love forged with charity transcends all boundaries. We need to offer a minuscule portion of our love and care to spread immense happiness to the people around us.
On 20th June, Amitabha Malaysia invited FPC Fire Prevention Service Sdn Bhd to conduct a lecture on fire safety. During the lecture, fire safety officers introduced different causes of fire and basic fire prevention knowledge based on different scenarios and the characteristics of different flammable objects. They used detailed examples and real-life situations to highlight first aid measures relating to fire escape plans and various ways to rescue oneself and others. The workshop raised the awareness of the public regarding fire safety and, at the same time, learn practical techniques regarding first aid measures and escape plans.
To celebrate Parents’ Day, Amitabha Malaysia held a groundbreaking ceremony for the renovation and expansion of the Old Folks Home, and a microfilm promotion event. On 1st June, Saturday, we received tremendous support from many kindhearted persons, with many public figures attending the event. Mr. Tee Boon Tsong, State Assemblyman of Senai, together with seven village heads from Kulai and other representatives from various Chinese associations, attended the event as guests of honour. The event started with Laughter Yoga, which created much vitality and liveliness to the morning atmosphere. The Laughter Yoga instructors also brought laughter and joy to all the elderly and guests. Other activities on the day include a singing and dancing performance by the children from Amitabha Buddhist Orphanage, as well as Parents’ Day cake-cutting ceremony and groundbreaking ceremony. Nowadays, the population of societies is aging rapidly, and the problems of children abandoning their parents continue to rise.
We hope to increase our bed capacity of the Old Folks Home from 35 to 80. And we hope to gain valuable support from the public.
Volunteers from V Agency Sdn Bhd -Allianz visits our old folks home in Putuo Village, Kulai. They sponsored daily necessities and lunch, also clean the old folks home very well! Their sweet accompaniment gave great merriment to our elderlies.
Amitabha Malaysia had visited Kampung Sungai Temon on 24th May. This poverty relief project benefited 76 needy families, helps them reduce their burden during the festival. Publics who wish to donate daily necessities are welcome to send to our orphanage.
For more information, please call 012 – 779 9593.
Donations Collecting Point :
Amitabha Orphanage Home
115 & 115A, Jalan Datuk Sulaiman, Taman Abad
80250 Johor Bahru, Johor.
Tel: +607-535 3356
The Vesak Day Celebration in Putuo Village was successfully concluded!
On the final day of celebration, Rev. ChangZhi and Rev.DengLi from NanYue Temple, Jiangsu District, China, lead 3 steps 1 bow pilgrimage and bathing buddha ceremony for 300 public. The scene is solemn and spectacular.
In conjunction with May, a month to express filial piety. Reverend leads the children to express filial piety through tea & flowers offering ritual, offer the most sincere gratitude to their parents. It’s an action to cultivate gratefulness and improve parent-child relationship.
Students of SMK Bandar Putra visited the Caring Shelter in Putuo Village, Kulai and cleaned up the place, sweeping and washing the floor. With well managed job allocation, the entire shelter was completely cleaned within an hour. Afterwards, some of the seniors enjoyed a series of diabolo (Chinese yoyo) performances, while some chatted with the other students. On the whole, the show and the communion with youngsters proved to be useful ingredients for a delightful day.
Some three- to six-year-old children visited the old people in Amitabha Caring Shelter (KL), entertaining them with performances and games. Some sang with the residents, while some lovably danced in lively steps. All who were present spent an enjoyable morning and had a good time together.
The kindhearted were rallied for blood donation by Amitabha Malaysia in Sutera Mall on 21st April (Sunday). Their number generous, their love bountiful, which contributed to 232 packets of blood donated to Hospital Sultanah Aminah. Concurrent events organized by Amitabha Malaysia include environmental friendly resource collection, health checkups, and charity TCM consultation. Also, bamboo leaf tea prepared by Putuo Village was served. It is more blessed to give than to receive. Benefited from the gifts from these donars, the problem of blood shortage is temporarily solved, and the need for more needy people is fulfilled, as many lives will be saved. May more people contribute to acts of love and may our society become more caring.
On the day of visit, volunteers from the Malaysian Physical Therapy Association visited the Amitabha Caring Shelter (KL) and, through casual chatting, established mutual trust with the elderly there. The exchanges, followed by simple and easy stretching exercises led by the physiotherapists, also helped the latter learn about them. Such simple exercises are not to be sold short. They serve to help the elderly maintain their flexibility and promote blood circulation. At the end of the event, sharing their experiences in volunteering so far, several volunteers unanimously agree that they feel the happiness, blessing, and growth in themselves every time. There is more to volunteer work than helping others – one also builds up one’s experience and trains one’s mind. May the volunteers’ spirit of service will continue to be carried forward and passed down.