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 June 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Thursday, June 9, 2016



Poson Poya Program will be observed on the Saturday, Jun, 25th, 2016 from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm at the Georgia Buddhist Vihara.
Our Dhmma youth friends are organizing a blood drive on the  Posn poya day. We invite you all to join the program.



Morning Program
7:30
8:30
a.m.
Observance of the eight Precepts, Buddha Puja and Heel Dana
8:30
8:45
a.m.
Tea & coffee break
8:45
10:00
a.m.
Vipassana Meditation By Ven, Panamwela Wajirabuddhi Thero
10:00
11:00
a.m.
Sathipattana Meditation Discussion
11:00
11:30
a.m.
Buddha Pooja (Must start @ 11.00)
11:30
12:00
nn
Dana offering to the monks and those who observe 
eight precepts
12:00
1:00
p.m.
Luncheon
Afternoon Program
1:00
2:30
p.m.
Sutra Discussion 
2:30
2:45
p.m.
Tea & coffee break
2.45
5:30
p.m.
Discussion (base on Abhidhamma) by Dr. Deepta Jayaratne


5:30
p.m.
Termination of the Sil and Gilanpasa Puja

Wednesday, June 1, 2016


INVOICE
J.Morris Enterprise Llc
3695 F Cascade Rd Suite 2207
Atlanta, Ga 30331
Phone: (404) 668-7796
Email: Jason@jmorrisenterprisellc.com
Web: www.jmorrisenterprisellc.com
Georgia Buddhist
3153 Miller Rd
Lithonia,, Ga 30038
(770) 987-8442
Payment Terms Due upon receipt
Invoice # 000044
Date 06/03/2016


Description Total
Waterproofing $13,300.00
Original normal water waterproofing without big rocks was .... $12,500... discounted. .. $3,000.00
which brings the total to .. $9,500.00.
An additional charge to rent strong backhoe and labor to extract big rock.... $1,200.00
An additional charge of $1,800. To frame retaining wall and 8 yrds of concrete.
An additional charge of $800.00 for 5 yrds of concrete to finish pouring retaining wall received on
June 2nd /2016
Total of. .. $16,300.00
Discounted. . $3,000.00
Total discounted balance .... $13,300.00
Money's received on may 23/ 2016...... $4,500.00
Money's received on may 28th /2016.... $3,000.00
Total Money's received. .. $8,300.00
Balance due is..... $5,000.00
Workmanship is guaranteed for 2 years, cannot guarantee any materials that might defective.
Subtotal $13,300.00
Total $13,300.00

Summary
06/03/2016 Cash Payment $8,300.00
Paid $8,300.00
Amount Due $5,000.00
All workmanship are guaranteed for one year. no guarantee on materials.


Jason Morris                                                                                                     Georgia Buddhist

Contributions Details: Click here

Sunday, May 15, 2016



Georgia Buddhist Vihara wishes you a happy and a peaceful Vesak






Our annual Wesak program celebrates three events of the utmost significance in the life of prince Siddhartha who became a Buddha – His Birth, his attainment of Enlightenment, and his passing away. Georgia Buddhist Vihara warmly invites you to be a part of the triple commemoration. Wesak full moon day has been for centuries regarded as the Buddha Day. For it was on a Wesak full moon day, that the Sakyan prince Siddhartha Gautama was born, in Lumbini Park, on the frontier of Nepal, attained Enlightenment, under the Bodhi tree in Gaya, and passed away in Kusinara. The Buddhists all over the world celebrate with devotion the Triple Anniversary of Wesak. To a true follower of the Buddha, there is no greater day than Wesak Poya which also symbolizes peace, love, compassion and piety.  




Program for Saturday, May 21, 2016


7.30 am  
Observance of the Eight Precepts, for both adult and young; Buddha Pooja and Heel Dana     
8-30am
Wesak Dhamma Deshana
9-30am
Bħavanā
11-00am
Buddha PŪjāva
11-20am
Dana offering to the monks and those who observe eight precepts.
12-00 noon
Luncheon
1-.2pm
Dhamma  Q & A session 1-1.30 for children by Bhante Bodhi
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Talk & Slide presentation/ Q & A session, Abhidhamma (English) - Dr. Deeptha Jayaratne
3:00-4:00pm
Bhavana for young/children mindful activities
4:00 pm   

6:00 pm
7:00 pm

8:00 pm
Wesak bhakthi geetha and certificate presentation for Dhamma School (Dhaham Pasela) 
Evening Buddha Puja

Wesak Dansala

Lighting of lanterns  


Thursday, April 21, 2016


 
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Friday, April 15, 2016




In the fifth year of becoming Buddha, He, perceived with His Divine Eye, a dispute was brewing in the island of Sri Lanka, between the two Naga factions between the two Naga communities under the Kings Chulodara and Mahodara. According to Mahawamsa – the great chronicle was that Mahodara, was the ruler of the Naga Kingdom of the sea. His younger sister was given in marriage to a Naga King who was residing on Kannavaddhana mountain. Her son's name was Chulodara.His mother's father had given to his  mother a   valuable magnificent Gem studded throne.A dispute arose this ultimately ended with a battle between the uncle and nephew. Both were engaged in a tussle to own the Gem studded throne.It was on Bak full moon Poya Day the Enlightened One visited Nagadeepa in Northern Sri Lanka to settle the dispute, as peace-maker and preached His Dhamma to the Naga community. This was his second visit to the blessed Sri lanka. The Buddha visited Sri Lanka, accompanied by a deity or deva namely Samiddhisumana.


Madin Poya Program will be observed on the Saturday, 
April, 30, 2016 from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm at the Georgia 
Buddhist Vihara. We invite you all to join the program.


Morning Program
7:30
8:30
a.m.
Observance of the eight Precepts, Buddha Puja and Heel Dana
8:30
8:45
a.m.
Tea & coffee break
8:45
10:00
a.m.
Vipassana Meditation By Ven, Panamwela Wajirabuddhi Thero
10:00
11:00
a.m.
Sathipattana Meditation Discussion
11:00
11:30
a.m.
Buddha Pooja (Must start @ 11.00)
11:30
12:00
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Dana offering to the monks and those who observe 
eight precepts
12:00
1:00
p.m.
Luncheon
Afternoon Program
1:00
2:30
p.m.
Sutra Discussion 
2:30
2:45
p.m.
Tea & coffee break
2.45
5:30
p.m.
Discussion (base on Abhidhamma) by Dr. Deepta Jayaratne


5:30
p.m.
Termination of the Sil and Gilanpasa Puja

Wednesday, March 30, 2016



Every year Sri Lanka celebrates the Sinhala and Tamil New Year which falls on the 13th  of April. The Sri Lankan New Year is a time where family and friends come together to celebrate and participate in traditional events associated with the beginning of a new year. There are many different events that are carried out at auspicious times during this festive season. Boiling milk over a clay pot signifies the welcoming of the New Year. The New Year festivities commence with the traditional lighting of the oil lamp. Gifts such as new clothes and money are exchanged and the entire family gathers around the dining table where traditional food such as kiribath (milk rice) and other delicacies are shared. Activities such as pin the tail on the elephant, sack race and tug of war are some of the games that are enjoyed by both the young and the old during the New Year celebrations.

On behalf of the Georgia Buddhist Vihara and Sri Lankan Community in Georgia, We wish all our friends and well-wishers a very happy Sinhala & Tamil New Year and cordially invite you all to the Sinhala & Tamil New Year Celebrations at 10.00 A.M. on Saturday 10th April 2016 at the Georgia Buddhist Vihara, Lithonia GA.

Agenda:

10.00 am Arrival
11.00 am Buddha Puja
11.30 am Dana for the Maha Sangha
12.00 nn  Lunch for laity

01.00 pm Celebration Assembly Lighting the traditional oil lamp and Pirth Desana. 
01.30 pm Sigiti avurudu:  Performing  by Sunday school children


Thursday, March 17, 2016


Madin Poya Program will be observed on the Saturday, 
March 26, 2016 from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm at the Georgia 
Buddhist Vihara. We invite you all to join the program.





Morning Program
7:30
8:30
a.m.
Observance of the eight Precepts, Buddha Puja and Heel Dana
8:30
8:45
a.m.
Tea & coffee break
8:45
10:00
a.m.
Vipassana Meditation By Ven, Panamwela Wajirabodhi Thero
10:00
11:00
a.m.
Sathipattana Meditation Discussion
11:00
11:30
a.m.
Buddha Pooja (Must start @ 11.00)
11:30
12:00
nn
Dana offering to the monks and those who observe 
eight precepts
12:00
1:00
p.m.
Luncheon
Afternoon Program
1:00
2:30
p.m.
Sutra Discussion 
2:30
2:45
p.m.
Tea & coffee break
2.45
5:30
p.m.
Discussion (base on Abhidhamma) by Dr. Deepta Jayaratne


5:30
p.m.
Termination of the Sil and Gilanpasa Puja



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