When:
May 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
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Vesak Celebration 2019

Saturday, May 18, 2019 (2563 BE)

The Vesak festival, or Buddha Day, celebrates three major events in the life of the Buddha: his Birth, Enlightenment and Passing away on the full moon of the 6th lunar month (May).

Vesak Day Celebration – Schedule

08.00 am – 08.30 am Eight precepts observation and offering milk rice to the Buddha

08.30 am – 10.00 am Dhamma Sermon (Maha Parinibbana Sutta – in Sinhala)

10.00 am – 10.30 am Meditation

10.30 am – 10.45 am Dhamma Discussion

10.45 am – 11.00 am Buddha Puja

11.00 am – 01.00 pm     Lunch Dana

01.00 am – 01.45 pm    Dhamma talk (in English)

01.45 pm – 02.15 pm    Meditation.

02.15 pm – 02.45 pm    Dhamma discussion.


10.00 am – 03.00 pm Blood Donation Drive
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10.00 am – 02.00 pm Bone Marrow Registry Drive
Details will be sent in a separate email


06.00 pm – 08.00 pm Themagul Vandana

(Paying Homage to the Buddha reflecting three significant events of the life of the Buddha)

08.00 pm – 08.30 pm Aloka Puja (Lighting Vesak lanterns and 1000 Candles)

08.30 pm – 09.00 pm Bhakti Geetha (Buddhist songs) by kids.

09.00 pm Dansala ( Food distribution for free) and the end of the program

Mahamevnawa Meditation Monastery Florida
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