Background of Rational Criteria

Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta is the first sermon of the Lord Buddha, delivered to the five ascetics (“Pancavaggi") at "Isip-pa-ta-na-ma-ruka-ta-ya-wan" Forest, Varanasi in India. The Dhammcakkkappavattana Sutta is the core of Buddhism as it give explaination about the Middle Way , Eight Fold Path and Four Noble Truth.


After Lord Buddha delivered this Sutta , Kondañña became enlightened as the first Stream-Winner which made first monk in Buddhism , first enlightened follower and Triple Gem completely occurred which comprise of Buddha , Dhamma and Sangha.

So Dhammacakka Sutta can bring happiness and success to human life until can change ordinary person to be noble monk.

During the world face many difficulties such as COVID pandemic , war , economic problem, social problem, ect. , the Dhammacakka chanting can reduce the stress and purify human mind especially if we chant this Sutta together regularly around the world. This program will be the origin to let the Wheel of Dhamma set in motion the incalculable power of purity that can overcome all difficulties.

Objectives

1. To inspire all Buddhists to chant together to purify ones’ mind and human mind to overcome the world crisis.
2. To inspire Buddhists , all Nikayas pay interest of Dhammacakka Sutta , the first sermon of the Lord Buddha
3. To create the International Dhammacakka recite networking healing the planet
4. To support , develop and expand the Dhammacakka reciting network
5. To collect all the knowledge and information about Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

Target of Participants

1. The Leader and Coordinator of Dhammachakka Reciting in each country
2. International Buddhist Organization Leaders , all Nikayas both Sanghas and Laypeople
3. Buddhist Leaders in South East Asia Zone , South Asia Zone and East Asia Zone

Date of Program

The Celebration of 3 Billion Rounds of Dhammacakka Recitation and the 80th Birthday Anniversary of Luang Por Dattajivo
Dec 21, 2020
6:00PM-9:00PM Bangkok time by Zoom Meeting
The Global Dhammacakka Forum ( Tentative )
5:00 PM :
- Open Zoom
- Introduction of Zoom VDO Meeting
6:00 PM :
- Introduction of Program
6:20 PM :
- Gem of Universe song ( start Facebook live)
6:25 PM :
- the Significance and background of Dhammacakka Recitation Project and the Celebration of 3 Billion Rounds of Dhammacakka Recitation in conjunction with the 80th Birthday Anniversary of Luang Por Dattacheevo
6:50 PM :
- Congratulatory Message from World Buddhist Leaders and Representrative of Dhammakaya Branches
8:05 PM :
- The Celebration of 3 Billion Rounds of Dhammacakka Recitation
08:15 PM :
- Message by Chairman monk of the ceremony ( start live by GBN )
- Ring the Bell
- Dhammacakka Chanting together all over the world
- Pay Homage to Triple Gem
9:00 PM :
- End of Program , rejoice in the merit together , MC announce next program
9:15 PM :
- End of Facebook live
- Breaking Room for each network

Activities

1. Message from World Buddhist Leaders
2. Keynote Speech
3. VDO International Dhammacakka Chanting
4. Zoom Meeting
5. Establish of International Dhammacakka recite Networking
6. Ongoing Project
7. The Celebration of Dhammacakka on Full Moon Day

Advisors

1. H. H.Somdej Jyanasiri Mahathero , Sangharacha of Bangladesh
2. H. H. Somdej Banasiri Mahathero , Sanghanayaka of Bangladesh
3. Ven. Dhammapiya , Secretary General of International Buddhist Confederation ( IBC), India
4. Ven. Sanghasena , President of MahaBodhi International Meditation Center ( MIMC), India
5. Ven. Anuruddha Mahathero , Secretary General of World Buddhist Sangha Youth ( WBSY)

Supporters of the project


1. World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB )
2. Bangladesh Bouddha Bhikkhu Sammiloni
3. Bangladesh Bouddha Juba Parisad ( BBJP)
4. Buddhist Cultural Center of Cambodia ( BCCC)
5. International Sasana Mamaka Association, Myanmar ( ISMA)
6. Mahabodhi International Meditation Center ( MIMC ) , India
7. Dhamma Dipa Foundation, India
8. Ahilyabai Holkar Multipurpose Education Society ( AHMES), India

9. Buddhist Society of India
10. Jaigon Dolma Monastery, West Bengal, India
11. Anuruddha Arana , SriLanka
12. Chinese Young Buddhist Association ( CYBA ) , Taiwan
13. Inner Mind Foundation , Thailand
14. World Buddhist Friendship Club ( WBFC), Thailand
15. World Buddhist Friendship Club

Covener

International Committee for the Espousal of Dhammacakkappavatta Sutta (ICED)

Expected Result

1. The Unity of Buddhists by Reciting Dhammachakka Sutta
2. Dhammachakka recite networking expand all over the world.
3. New impact activities from Dhammacakka recite network.
4. Happiness and Peace of human being.

Dhammacakkappavatta Sutta Chanting

Co-ordinating Center

International Committee for the Espousal of Dhammacakkappavatta Sutta (ICED)

Tel : +6687-502-6888, Line ID : boong2012, Email : [email protected]