2017 Duruthu Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme

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The Duruthu Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be held during the whole day on 12th January 2017 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. 

2017 Duruthu 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: "Mula Pariyaya Suthraya"
Rajakeeya Panditha Ven. Kirigalwewe Gnanaloka Thero
Principal, Rathmalgahawewa Vidyalaya.

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

Lay Devotee Discourse
Topic: "Nawa Wasara Saha Pudgalaya Pilibanda Bauddha Mathaya"
Speaker: Dr. Senaratne Kariyawasam
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, University of Peradeniya

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 : "Utthanawatho Sathimatho" Gatha from the Yamaka Waggaya of Dhammapadaya
Panditha Ven. Kanubichchiye Rathanajothi Thero
Bomaluwa Temple, Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya

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

Dam Sabha Mandapaya
Topic : "Singalowada Suthraya Saha Samaja Pragamanaya"
Participation :
Ven. Kapugollewe Rathanasiri (BA) Thero
Mr. Waduge Karunaratne (MA)
Mr. Rathna Sri Bandara (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

06.00 pm

End of the Programme


2017 Duruthu Fullmoon Poya Day religious programme of the Mahaviharaya will be coordinated by Ven. Kudaelagamuwe Gnanasiri (BA) Thero of the Bomaluwa Temple.