Theravada Buddhist Temple and Vipassana Meditation Center

Theravada Buddhist Temple and Vipassana Meditation Center

The Georgia Buddhist Vihara is dedicated to the promotion of the Theravada Buddhist teachings through the practice of meditation, study of Buddhist scriptures, Dhamma School for children and regular religious ceremonies. The Vihara was established in 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014


Nawam Full Moon Poya Program will be held on the Sunday, February 16th, 2014, from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm at the Georgia Buddhist Vihara.  We invite you all to join the programNavam full moon day stands out as clearly significant of a number of important events pertaining to Buddhist history.

1. A large assembly of monks for the first time. 
2. Appointment of Buddha’s two chief disciples.
3. The recital of the Ovada Patimokkha.




MORNING PROGRAM

7:30 am – 8:30 am: Observance of the eight Precepts, Buddha Puja and Heel Dana

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Tea & coffee break

9:00 am – 11:00 am: Vipassana Meditation

11:00 am – 11:30 am:  Meditation

11:30 am – 12:00 nn: Dana offering to the monks and those who observe eight precepts.

AFTERNOON PROGRAM

12:00 nn – 1:00pm Luncheon

1:00 – 3:00 pm Discussion (base on Abhidhamma) by Dr. Deepta Jayaratne

3:00 – 3:30 pm: Break.

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm:  Sutra Discussion: Saaleyyaka Sutta (English, Sinhala, Pali)

5:30 pm:  Termination of the Sil Gilanpasa Pujava

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