Publications & Downloads
A Buddhist concept of Rebirth 2010

Published by the Malaysian Buddhist Co-operative Society (MBCS), chairperson Bro. Aw Kim Fatt had worked with Chief Monk of Penang Mahindarama Buddhist Temple, Venerable E. Indaratana Maha Thero for over two years writing the book entitled 'A Buddhist Concept of Rebirth'. The book was recently launched at MBCS and is now available to anyone who is seeking for a deeper understanding of life, death and rebirth according to the Buddhist teaching.

 

The book is comprehensive in explaining in-depth about current public views of death and dying, about facts of death, and about Buddhist teachings towards death. Its aim is to improve the public view of death and dying, removing the fear of death from people. With the motto of MBCS, 'Saying Goodbye with a Smile', the book serves as a manual on how to effectively deal with the dying and how to conduct a Buddhist funeral.

 

The Concept of Rebirth ebook is divided into 5 parts:



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Pali Chanting

This is a Pali Chanting Guide for Buddhist Funeral or Memorial Services.



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Bidding Farewell to Life & Beneficial Last Rites (English)

Bidding Farewell to Life and Beneficial Last Rites is available in both English and Chinese.

Bidding Farewell to Life & Beneficial Last Rites (English version) is a well-informed guide on how the Buddha would have recommended a funeral ceremony to be conducted - simple, respectful and meaningful.

The ebook version can be downloaded from this link.

 



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A Guide to Proper Buddhist Funeral

A Guide to Proper Buddhist Funeral booklet is a layman's guide to conducting a Proper Buddhist Funeral. While maintaining the simplicity as taught in the Theravada school, it also incorporates elements of other traditions. It is a compilation of our experiences and the feedback we received from many funerals we have helped to conduct.

The e-book is made available for free download in Buddhanet from this link.



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Pali Chanting CD

This is a Pali Chanting CD guide for Buddhist funeral and memorial services.



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Bidding Farewell to Life & Beneficial Last Rites (Chinese)

Bidding Farewell to Life & Beneficial Last Rites (Chinese version) is a well-informed guide on how the Buddha would have recommended a funeral ceremony to be conducted - simple, respectful and meaningful.



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Pilgrimage to Buddhist Holy Places (English)

Pilgrimage to Buddhist Holy Places (English) is not a religious book. It is a report of a group of pilgrims giving a graphical description of what they experienced, saw and learned. It can be read by all Buddhists and non-Buddhists. It will be useful for those who wish to visit India and Nepal, especially those who wish to make a tour or pilgrimage.



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Pilgrimage to Buddhist Holy Places (Chinese)

Pilgrimage to Buddhist Holy Places (Chinese) is not a religious book. It is a report of a group of pilgrims giving a graphical description of what they experienced, saw and learned. It can be read by all Buddhists and non-Buddhists. It will be useful for those who wish to visit India and Nepal, especially those who wish to make a tour or pilgrimage.

 



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8 Biggest Mistakes Made by Those Who Lost their Loved Ones (ebook)

Buying a funeral service package when you lose a loved one can be one of the hardest decisions you make in your life. If you buy the wrong one, it can be a nightmare of frustration and disappointment. So, it really depends on what you do. And, what you do depends on what you know. Most people do not have accurate knowledge. Worst, many are illinformed.

This ebook lists 8 of the worst mistakes made by those who lost their loved ones. It suggests, briefly, on how to avoid these mistakes so that buying a funeral service package will indeed be a rewarding experience. The time of death is uncertain, so learn to prepare for it now as time waits for nobody.

As long as you can avoid one of these mistakes after reading this ebook, you will be grateful that you have acted now!

You can download the ebook here:
www.mbcs.org.my/pdf/8-Biggest-Mistakes-Made-by-Those-who-lost-their-loved-ones.pdf



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MBCS Buddhist Hymns

 MBCS has released a compilation of Buddhist Hymns for the usage in funeral or spiritual meeting events.



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MBCS Chanting Book

 MBCS Chanting book consists of:

1) English version chanting - ie. Panca Sila (the Five Precepts), Maha Mangal Sutta (Discourse on Great Blessings), Sharing of Merits etc.

2) Chinese version chanting - ie. Three Refuges, Praise of Amitabha Buddha, Great Compassion Mantra, Heart Sutra etc.

 

 



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