2016 IL Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya

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The IL Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be held during the whole day on 14th November 2016 at the Sannipatha Shala under the advice and guidance of Atamasthanadhipathi Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero. The religious programmes 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 IL 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: "Kathinaya Saha Kathinanushansaya"
Ven. Maningamuwe Dhammajothi (MA) Thero
Incumbent, Sri Bodhidhrumarama Pothgul Viharaya, Udugampola.

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

Lay Devotee Discourse
Topic: "Pudgala Wagakeem, Aithiwasikam Saha Bauddha Samajaya"
Speaker: Mr. G. A. Kithsiri
Divisional Secretary, Madhyama Nuwaragam Palatha

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 : "Aththanan Che Piyan Jacnna" Gatha from the Aththa Waggaya of Dhammapadaya
Panditha Ven. Damgaswewe Wajiragnana Thero
Bhikshu University of Sri Lanka

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

Dam Sabha Mandapaya
Topic : "Kusalaya Niwan Maga Helikaranne Keseda?"
Participation :
Dr. Ven. Diwulpelesse Wimalananda Thero
Mr. Waduge Karunaratne (MA)
Dr. Nimal Seneviratne (MD)

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

06.00 pm

End of the Programme


2016 IL Fullmoon Poya Day religious programme of the Mahaviharaya will be coordinated by Ven. Kirinde Gnanadarshana Thero of the Bomaluwa Temple.