Buddhist Wedding Ceremony

5 November 2016

Solomnizer, Brother Punna Wong
Solomniser, Brother Punna Wong

Of late, Theravada Buddhist wedding ceremony has slowly become popular in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. This Theravada Buddhist wedding ceremony is  solemnised by Brother Punna Wong of Metta Lodge, Johor Bahru. The details of this ceremony can be referred in his book “Walking in the Buddha’s Footprints: 100 Reflective Essays”, page 205.

Theravada Wedding Ceremony

We are very fortunate to be the one of the couples in Johor Bahru to be solemnised by Brother Punna Wong. Our ceremony took place in Chinese Wedding luncheon restaurant. The whole procession can be viewed from the video clip as followed.


Itinerary of Theravada Buddhist Wedding

  • Prepare stage for ceremony (refer to checklist as followed.)
  • March in
  • Invite bride and bridegroom parents to be seated on stage
  • Conduct solemnisation
  • Pay respect to Triple Gems
  • Commit to Sigalovada Sutta
  • Pay respect to parents
  • Receive blessing from parents

Checklist for Buddhist Wedding Ceremony

  • A pair of candles / electronic lotus lights
  • A bouquet of flowers
  • A basket of fruits
  • Two yellow strings

Blessing from parent

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Metta Lodge Buddhist Centre
No. 26, Jalan Rengas,
Taman Melodies,
80250 Johor Bahru,

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