Vesak day celebrations will be held on Sunday, 7th May at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre. All are welcome.

Vesak 2016 evening offerings

PROGRAMME FOR VESAK DAY – Sunday, 7 May 2017

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9.00am                         Start the day with the taking of 5 or 8 Precepts

9.05am – 9.20am         Short Dhamma Talk and Guided Meditation

9.20am – 10.00am        Sitting meditation (Dhamma Hall)

10.00am – 10.30am     Taking 5 Precepts, Chanting, Blessing by Sangha In the Community Hall

10.30am – 11.00am      Offering of Dana

11.00am – 1.00 pm      Sharing of the mid day meal and Rest time

1.00pm – 3.00pm          Unguided meditation/ Volunteering for preparations for the evening

3.00pm – 4.00pm         Dhamma Teaching by Ajahn Brahm

4.00pm – 4.15pm         Introduction, Felicitation and short talks by Pioneering members of the Buddhist Society

4.30pm – 5.00pm         New Buddhists taking Five Precepts & Welcoming New Buddhists followed by a reception

                                     (Reception is only for the Pioneering members and New Buddhists).

5.00pm – 6.00pm         Tea and Free time for intermingling with fellow Buddhists

6.00pm – 6.30pm         Offering of Flowers and requisites & Chanting

6.30pm – 7.30pm         Circumambulation

7.30pm – 8.00pm         Clean up and Closure

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