THE PROGRAM OF THE VESAK FULL MOON DAY
THE PROGRAM OF THE VESAK FULL MOON DAY
May 26, 2018
New York Buddhist Vihara
 
AM
08.00: Observance of Precepts and Buddha Vandana

08.30: Breakfast

09.00: Meditation (instruction & practice)

10.00: Dhamma Sermon in Sinhala

11.00: Offering of Buddha Pūja

11.30: Offering Noon Dana and interval (Lunch Break)
 
PM
01.00: Sharing Merits

01.15: Meditation (instruction & Practice)

02.15: Dhamma Sermon

03.15: Tea Break

03.45: Dhamma Sermon and discussions

05.00: Offering Buddha Pūja and Termination with the five precepts

05.30: "VESAK SISILA 2018" Devotional Songs by children & adults.

06.30: The temple ground will be illuminated with "Vesak Lanterns and Candles. 
  • Dansala (Youth Group Association)
01/01/2018 New Year's Day – Offering of the Buddha puja and chanting 4.00 P.M. 
01/07/2018 Durutu Full Moon day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 
02/11/2018  Navam Full Moon day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 
03/04/2018 Madin Full Moon day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.
04/14/2018 New Year Celebration 5.00 P.M.  
04/29/2018 Bak Full Moon day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.
05/26/2018 Vesak Celebration - New York Buddhist Vihara 8.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 
06/24/2018 Poson Full Moon day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 
07/29/2018 Esala Full Moon day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 
08/26/2018 Nikini Full Moon day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 
08/22-25/2018 Summer Dhamma School for Children 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 
09/01/2018 Blessings for New School term 6.00 P.M. 
09/23/2018 Binara Full Moon Day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 
10/28/2018 Vap Full Moon day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.
10/27&28/2018 Kathina Ceremony - New York Buddhist Vihara 
11/25/2018 Il Full Moon day Observance 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 
12/23/2018 Sanghamitta Day 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. 

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Dhamma Sermon on April 29, 2018

Temple Activities & Open Hours

Temple is open daily from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

  • Meditation: Every Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm (Contact the temple for more info)
  • Dhamma Discussion in English: Every Wednesday from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm and Every Friday from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Contact the temple for more info)
  • Dhamma Discussion in Sinhala: Please check the upcoming events
  • Dhamma Sermon in Sinhala: First Saturday of every month (Please check the upcoming events)
  • Dhamma School for Children: Every Saturday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm (Contact the temple for more info)