Blooming Lotus is a Dhamma Preschool for children aged 5 years old. Classes are held at the Buddhist Maha Vihara (BMV) located in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Established in 1895, the Buddhist Maha Vihara is one of the oldest temples in Malaysia with a rich history and a long tradition dating several decades.
Every Sunday at 9.30 am – 11.30 am
Blooming Lotus Room, 2nd Floor
Wisma Dharma Chakra (WDC)
Our aim is to infuse a set of good habits in the delicate minds of these children and expose them to Buddhist values in their early years by engaging them in Buddhist activities.
Places are limited to children who are 5 years old and acceptance is based strictly upon assessment and interview by staff teachers.
Parents are encouraged to volunteer during class.
What Will They Learn
The ancient teachings of Buddhism about meditation, morality, and living wisely offer guidance in important aspects of life modern secular education leaves unaddressed. By enrolling in Blooming Lotus Preschool Sunday school, your child will have a chance to develop:
By providing simple teaching on mindfulness and meditation during the Silent Game Session, Blooming Lotus Sunday School provides your child with essential tools they can use for the rest of their life to maintain a clear and compassionate mind amidst the rush of modern life. The curriculum includes teachings on:
-Maintaining a caring sense of awareness throughout one’s day and in one’s relationships.
-Cultivating the qualities of loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity through simple exercises.
-Developing a calm, clear mind through meditation on the breath.
By letting families gather weekly in a safe environment, Blooming Lotus Sunday school allows your child to develop diverse friendships with children and families who share a commitment to a moral and peaceful life grounded in the Buddhist teachings. Parents may find they make a few new friends in the Dhamma as well! Curriculum includes:
-Communal games and activities aimed at teaching your child to play and interact with others skillfully.
-Teachings emphasizing the importance of generosity and gratitude in one’s relationships.
-Regular communal events at Blooming Lotus that allow you and your child to become part of a vital community rooted in the Dhamma.
Celebrating The Chinese New Year with our own lion dancers
Parents, teachers and students after puja and meditation.
Children are encouraged to share their meditation experience
First Fire Drill - Interacting with the firemen and following procedures to evacuate to assembly point
Understand Buddhist Customs
Bringing up a child means letting them experience things for themselves. One of the beautiful things in Buddhist culture is seeing the small children being taught how to offer alms, even since they could just learn to walk. It becomes part of their character and lets them see the benefits of giving by themselves.
Story telling emphasizing morals and values
Dhamma Volunteer teachers recent and past
By providing Buddhist teachings on ethical restraint in speech and action, Blooming Lotus Sunday school allows your child to develop a firm sense of conscience that will help them live harmoniously with others for the rest of their lives. The curriculum includes teachings on:
-Karma: The basic principle of karma that states that good actions bring good results, and unwholesome actions bring undesirable results.
-The 5 Ethical Precepts
-To refrain from harming others and to cultivate compassion towards all beings.
-To refrain from stealing and to practice giving to those in need.
-To remain loyal and honest in one’s relationships.
-To refrain from lying and to practice honest and kind speech.
-to refrain from taking intoxicants and to preserve clarity in one’s life.
Playing musical chairs with joy and compassion