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Dharmaraja College OBA
Australia

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Committee Meeting and Casual Catch Up
We are planning to meet up briefly this weekend to discuss the progress of the proceedings of Dharmaraja OBU in FY 2015/2016 and also to brainstorm a plan for FY 2017.
Date: 10th April 2016
Time: 6:00PM
Venue: 1/238 Corrigan Road, Noble Park (kaddas residence )


Annual General Meeting - Postponed due to unavoidable circumstances
It is of great importance that all of us participate in the AGM and discuss our plans for the new year for the OBU. Rajans OBU Australia has come a long way, 25 years and counting. Nothing would have been possible without all of our contribution, corporation and mostly our participation. Our unity is our absolute strength. .
Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Venue: TBC

Committee Meeting
A committee meeting will be held on 14th June 2015 at 5:00pm to discuss about the Pirith/Dana and Rajans Roar.
All members are welcome.
Venue: 34 Third Street, Parkdale Vic 3195
Please confirm your attendance. We need numbers for Food.
Kadda: 0433125891
Tilak: 03 9580 3169

Founders day Pirith Ceremony and Danna
This years Pirith Ceremony has been arranged to be held at the Dhamma Deepa Meditation Centre (Dandenong Buddhist Temple) on June 27th Saturday at 7:00 pm.
All the Old Boys, families and well wishers are welcome.
We need volunteers to assist with the arrangements of Pirith Ceremony and providing Danna.
Dhamma Deepa Meditation Centre (Dandenong Buddhist Temple)
43 Hemmings Street,
Dandenong, Victoria 3175
For more details please ring :
Aruna Herath 0408397004
Kadda - 0433125891
Tilak - 03 9580 3169
Dharmaraja OBA Australia

To reserve:
Chamila Kaduruwewa - 0433 125 891
Aruna Herath - 0408 397 004
Dinesh Uduwela - 0430 084 650
Rahal HK - 0450 880 800
Achindra Munaweera - 0430 620 693
Capa Wickramasinghe - 0425 251 200
Eranda Ekanayake - 0406 918 155
Thilina senevirathne - 0430 028 130
Rumesh Silva - 0406 248 188

Dharmaraja VS Kingswood Cricket Match
Date: 26th April 2015
Place: Keysborough Parish Reserve, Loxwood Avenue, Keysborough, Victoria
Fun field event for whole family. There will be live music & BBQ.
For more Information.
Kadda - 0433125891
Achindra - 0430620693

Rajans New Year Get-together 2014
We are organizing an evening of music, food and games to celebrate the Sinhalese and Tamil New Year 2015. We cordially invite you to come along with your families to enjoy this fun filled cultural event.
Hopefully we all can make this a great opportunity to catch up with everyone and build on the Rajan spirit.
Venue: High Street Uniting Church, 482 High Street Road, Mount Waverly 3149
Date: 18th April 2015
Time: 6.00pm
Dress code: Sarong
Please contact Aruna: 0408397004, Koddi: 0432237169, Kadda: 0433125891, Nimal: 0403484870 for more Information.

Annual General Meeting 2014
The AGM will be held on 02nd November 2014
Venue: Allan MacLean Hall, 37 Albert St, Mordialloc VIC 3195
Time: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Lunch provided. BYO
All are welcome.
Contact:
Aruna - 0408397004
Tilak - 03 9580 3169

Pinkama for our Departed Compatriot - Nala Hewawissa
Nala Hewawissa's death anniversary was on the 8th of this month. As a remembrance tribute, it is appropriate for Old Rajans to conduct a religious ceremony to bring merit to our dearly departed.
A 'Bana sermon' has been organised at the Keysborough Temple on Saturday the 11th at 6pm.
Members and the families are kindly requested to participate in this meritorious deed in memory of Nala Hewawissa.
General Secretary: Tilak Wijewardene

Committee Meeting
A special Committee meeting will be held on 26th September 2014 at 7:30pm.
All members are welcome.
Venue: 35 Norray Avenue Mount Waverley Vic 3149
Please confirm your attendance.
President: Aruna Herath 0408397004

Committee Meeting
A special Committee meeting will be held on 14th September 2014 at 5:00pm to discuss about the annual dinner dance.
All members are welcome.
Venue: 34 Third Street, Parkdale Vic 3195
Please confirm your attendance.
President: Aruna Herath 0408397004
General Secretary: Tilak Wijewardene 3 9580 3169


Committee Meeting
A special Committee meeting will be held on 10th August 2014 at 7:00pm to discuss about the annual dinner dance.
All members are welcome.
Venue: 35 Norray Avenue, Mount Waverley, Vic 3149
Please confirm your attendance:
Kadda - 0433125891
Aruna Herath 0408397004
President: Aruna Herath.

Committee Meeting
A special Committee meeting will be held on 21st June 2014 at 6:00pm to discuss about the annual dinner dance.
All members are welcome.
Venue: 34 Third Street, Parkdale Vic 3195
Please confirm your attendance. We need numbers for Food.
General Secretary: Tilak Wijewardene.

Committee Meeting
A committee meeting will be held on Saturday, 3rd May 2014 at 6.30pm.
All members are welcome.
Venue: 34 Third Street, Parkdale Vic 3195
Please confirm your participation. We need numbers for food. Aruna Herath 0408397004
General Secretary: Tilak Wijewardene.

Founders day Pirith Ceremony
This years Pirith Ceremony has been arranged to be held at the Dharmasarana Vihaarya, Keysborough.
Date:July 26th Saturday @7pm.
All the Old Boys, families and well wishers are welcome.
We need volunteers to assist with the arrangements. Pirith Mandappaya is already built and it has to be transported to the Temple from Nimal Ekanayakes house. People to help with the transport of monks and catering for the devotees.
Old Boys are requested to invite their families, friends etc for this meritorious event.
Please ring Aruna on 9763 9556 or 0408397004 for more details.
General Secretary: Tilak Wijewardene.


Rajans Get-together/Sports carnival
Date: December 21st, 2013
Time: 9:30pm onwards
Venue: Cairns Road Reserve, (Corner Cairns Road and Campbell Drive), Hampton Park,
Melway Ref 96 D9
Attendance: Rajans Old boys
Refreshments: BBQ & soft drinks
Drinks: BYO
Agenda: Friendly T20 cricket/rugby and many more games organized for all! Enjoy the BBQ! Bring along the family and come and support this great initiative.
We hope to have your full participation to make this a beautiful evening!
President and Events Committee

AGM 2013 Photos
Annual General Meeting
The AGM will be held on 24th November 2013
Venue: 37 Albert St, Mordialloc VIC 3195
Time: 10:30 am to 3:00 pm
Lunch provided. BYO
All are welcome.

Message from The President - Dinner Dance 2013
With all the feedback we are receiving, and from our own assessment last night's event was a huge success, to everyone involved and everyone had a wonderful, colourful & memorable evening.
I should thank our Band Solidsri it was a magnificent performance, every one enjoyed your music & energy. It was a wonderful effort, also my thanks to Sizzele restaurant for providing an excellent venue & food.
Our members have done a wonderful job, tireless, to this minute not finished, behind the seen. Without their effort & commitment, this event wouldn't have a successes. Thank you guys & your families, a job well done.
Finally, everyone who was there, your presence made everything meaningful, thank you!!! We do apologize if there were any shortcomings, please give us your sincere feedback and any negative but constructive feedback would go in to our "Lessons learnt" book, so we could deliver even better event next time.
Dinner Dance Photos
Presentation
President: Aruna Herath.

Committee Meeting
A committee meeting will be held on Saturday, 12th October at 6.30pm.
All members are welcome.
Venue: 2A Reva Court Aspendale Gardens , Vic 3195
Please confirm your participation. We need numbers for food. Aruna Herath 0408397004
General Secretary: Tilak Wijewardene.


Founders day Pirith Chanting & Heel Dane
The annual Prith Ceremony is on Saturday the 29th June 7.30 pm at the Berwick Temple.
All the old boys are kindly requested to be present with their families and friends and well wishers etc. The duration of Pirith is two hours and afterwards there will be tea and short eats for the devotees. We need few people who can contribute some short eats after the ceremony. Please inform Aruna (0408397004) or Susantha (040208251) with the short eats you could bring such as sandwiches, rolls, cakes etc. We are offering cash as pirikara to the monks. There will be a small collection. Pirith Mandapaya is made as a permanent structure, construction and decoration done by Susantha and friends. We hope to share the cost. Donations welcome.
Heel dane will be offered to the three monks at Berwick temple on Sunday 30th. Its been decided to offer the following.
String hoppers
Sambol
Potato Curry
Red Rice
Kiribath
Lunu Miris
Please let Aruna (0408 397004) know if you could contribute any of the above.
General Secretary: Tilak Wijewardene


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