The Avenue, Chiswick,
London W4 1UD
THE DHAMMACAKKA FESTIVAL 2019
14th July 2019
(Esala) Festival marks the delivering of the First Sermon
known as Setting in Motion the Wheel of Truth (Dhammacakkappavattana
Sutta) by the Buddha, in the Deer Park at Isipatana, near
Benares, India. This event will be celebrated at the London
Buddhist Vihara on Sunday 14th July 2019.
R O G R A M M E
9.00 a.m. Hoisting
the Buddhist Flag
Eight Precepts and Admonition, by Most Ven. B. Seelawimala
Head of the Vihara
and Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain.
Buddha Vandana (Homage to the Buddha) & chanting led by
Ven. T Bandula
- Instruction and practice by Ven. K. Kassapa
10.00 Tea will
the Wheel of the Dhamma in Motion" by Ven. T. Bandula
- by Ven. K. Kassapa
11.30 Dana to
Venerable Monks, Upasakas and Upasikas observing Eight Precepts.
Organised by New
1.00 p.m. “Dhamma
Discussion – ‘SAMMA DITTHI’” Panel Ven. Kasspa & Dr Upali
Similes of the Buddha” by Dr Sumana Perera.
3.00 Tea will
for Bhikkhus for Vassa in the Vinaya” by Ven. Kalugamuwe Kassapa
4.30 Sermon in
Sinhala by Ven. B. Seelawimala Nayaka Thero.
5.30 Vas Aradhana
- On this occasion, a formal invitation to observe the rainy
retreat will be extended by devotees in the traditional manner
to the venerable monks.
the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (The First Sermon of the Buddha)
(sharing of merit).
ALL ARE WELCOME!