BUDDHA DAY (VESAK)
BUDDHA DAY (VESAK) which commemorates the Birth, Enlightenment, and the Parinibbana
of the Buddha will be celebrated at the London Buddhist Vihara
SUNDAY, 23rd MAY 2021 (B.E. 2565)
9.00 Hoisting Buddhist Flag
9.05 Administering Eight Precepts and Admonition (anusasana) by Ven. Seelawimala Nayaka Thera,
Head of the London Buddhist Vihara
Buddha Vandana (Paying Homage to the Buddha) by Ven. Bandula
9.30 Meditation - Instruction & Practice by Ven. Kassapa
10.00 Tea Break.
10.30 “Sermon” by Ven. Bandula.
11.15 Buddhapuja - by Ven. Kassapa.
12.30 Pirith Chanting
1.00 "Dhamma Discussion" by Ven. Kassapa and Dr Upali Abeysiri
2.00 "Dhamma Talk" by Bhikku Bodhi (Pre-recorded talk)
3.00 Tea Break.
3.30 "Prison and Freedom within" Dhamma talk by
Ven. Dedunupitiye Upananda Nayaka Thera
4.30 “Sermon in Sinhala” by Ven. Seelawimala Nayaka Thera
5.30 Termination of Eight Precepts (Sila Pavarana)
Chanting of Ratana Sutta and Punyanumodana.
6.30 Bhakti Gee (Pre-recorded programme)
Due to the pandemic situation, we are unable to have devotees at the Vihara, but you can join the programme on
Facebook & YouTube live on the following links: