PROGRAM OF SERVICES

The venerable monks of the temple, in compassion (metta), conducts a variety of events to meet the different spiritual needs of the community. While designed to meet the Generosity (Dana), Virtue (Seela),and Meditation (Bhavana) needs of the Buddhist lay community,these events are open to all inquiring minds.

Programs offered include;

Full Moon (Poya) Day Programs: Dhamma Talks, Dhamma Discussions, and Meditation Sessions from 7.30 am to 4.30 pm monthly, on every full moon Poya Day.


Vesak Poya Day Celebration: Held annually on the Vesak Poya Day, to mark a troika of important events; birth, enlightenment and parinirvana of Gautama Buddha. Apart from the normal poya day religious program, the special events are held to celebrate this momentous day including decorating the temple with lanterns, singing devotional songs and recitations of jataka tales.


Meditation Programs: held on every Friday from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm.


Dhamma School: for children, held on alternate Sunday afternoons.


Pirith Chanting: Sacred verses for protection are recited daily from 8.00 pm to 9.00 pm.


Rainy Retreat (Vas) Observance: Dhamma talks, Buddha Pujas, Bodhi Pujas, and other events on every other Saturday during the Vas season culminating in the final Offering of the Robe (Katina) ceremony held between the Poya days in October and November.


Almsgiving (Dana) Ceremonies


Sinhala New Year Celebration: Held annually on a weekend close to the auspicious day for the Sri Lankan community to come together and celebrate their culture through traditional games, food items, and camaraderie.


The temple itself is open every day from 8.00 am to 9.00 pm for anyone who wants to pay homage to Gautama Buddha or anyone who seeks counselling, instruction, compassion, or solitude.


The venerable monks also provide blessings during funerals, hospital visits, memorial events, weddings, and other significant life events on respectful invitation.

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fhA ;x WmkhsykA;s
fõrx f;Aix k iïu;s
~ Oïumoh ~

‘අසවල් කෙනා මට බැන්නා, මට පහර දුන්නා. මාව පරාජය කළා, මගේ දේ පැහැරගත්තා’ කිය කියා හිතන්ට ගිහින්, යම් කෙනෙක් ක්රෝධයෙන් බැඳිල ගියොත්, ඒ උදවියගේ වෛරය නම් සංසිඳෙන්නේ නෑ. (ජේතවන අසපුවේදී ථුල්ලතිස්ස තෙරුන් අරභයා වදාළ ගාථාවකි.)