The Binara programme of the monthly meditation programme series of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya was conducted whole day on the Sunday, 02nd October under the shade of the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi. A large number of devotees from all over the island participated in this programme.
Veteran teacher of meditation, Ven. Ranpathwila Wimalarathana Nayaka Thero conducted this meditation programme. The venerable thero explained the devotees what Buddhist Meditation is and how to practice Samatha and Vidarshana meditation properly. Also, how to gain the benefits were pointed out while guiding the devotees practically towards meditation. The meditation programme was conducted successfully delivering Dhamma talks containing the relevant matters, giving opportunities for the devotees to discuss the practical problems occurred during meditation and giving instructions to overcome them.
It was a specialty here that, the devotees were moving in to the path of nirvana while by reducing their mental stress, relaxing and gradually concentrating towards the Vidarshana meditation.
Conducted under the advice and guidance of Most Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Atamasthanadhipathi Nayaka Thero, this meditation programme was coordinated by Ven. Kirinde Gnanadarshana Thero of the Bomaluwa temple.