2016 Vap Poyaday Religious Programme of the Mahaviharaya

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The Vap Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be held during the whole day on 15th October 2016 at the Sannipatha Shala under the advice and guidance of Atamasthanadhipathi Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero. The religious programme including the Observance of Seela, Dhamma Talks, Dhamma Discussions, Meditation and Bodhi Pooja will be conducted by the venerable Bhikkhus learned in Dhamma as well as famous scholars in the island. 

 

2016 Vap Fullmoon Poya Day programme will be as follows:

06.00 am Observing the Eight Precepts
06.30 am Buddha Pooja
07.00 am Interval for Morning Dana
08.00 am

Dhamma Talk - 01
Topic: "Devadutha Sutraya"
Ven. Mahawela Rathanasara (MPhil.) Thero 
Senior Lecturer, University of Peradeniya.

09.00 am Discussion of matters arising from the Dhamma Talk
09.15 am

Lay Devotee Discourse
Topic: "Neerogibhavaya Pilabanda Bauddha Mathaya" 
Speaker: Dr. Saman Weerakkody (PhD)

10.30 am Buddha Pooja
11.00 am Interval for Mid day Dana
12.00 noon

Jathaka Story Dhamma Talk

Bhanaka: Rajakeeya Panditha Ven. Ankumbure Rewatha Thero
01.00 pm

Dhamma Talk - 02
Topic : "Arogya Parama Labha" Gatha from the Sukha Waggaya of Dhammapadaya
Ven. Aththaragoda Piyadhamma (MPhil.) Thero 

02.00 pm Discussion of matters arising from the Dhamma Talk
02.15 pm Interval for Gilanpasa
02.45 pm

Dam Sabha Mandapaya
Topic : "Miyagiya Gnatheen Saha Punyanumodana Kireema"
Participation : 
Ven. Karapikgoda Sobhiatha (BA Hons.) Thero
Dr. K.M.I. Swarnasinghe (PhD)
Mr. Waduge Karunaratne (MA)

04.00 pm

Meditation Programme
Conducted by : Rajakeeya Panditha Ven. Ipalawa Pemananda Thero
Teacher, Kiralogama Subodhi Maha Vidyalaya

05.00 pm

Bodhi Pooja
Conducted by : Ven. Kehelwala Rewatha (BA) Thero

 

2016 Vap Fullmoon Poya Day religious programme of the Mahaviharaya will be coordinated by Ven. Moragolle Sirirathana (BA) Thero of the Bomaluwa Temple.