The Significance of IL Poya Day

  • It is the last Poya in the rainy season.

  • The announcement of the future Buddhahood of Maitriya Bodhisatva.

  • The first Buddhist Missionery activity by Sixty Arahaths.

  • Jatila Brothers-Uruwela, Nadi, Gaya the Buddhist Order.

  • Festival of "Devahaona" or Ascendency to Tavthisa.

  • Acceptance of a Robe from the Future Buddha to be Maitriya, who was a disciple of Gautama Buddha,

  • Pirinirvana of "Dharmasenapathi" one of the Chief Disiples Sariputta.

COVID -19 GBV Message

The Georgia Buddhist Vihara has decided to cancel all group and public activities (such as Sunday’s public meditation sessions, Sunday School for children, Pali classes, monthly Poya observances, etc.) until further notice in order to prioritize our community’s health and wellbeing.

The Dhamma School, Wednesday and Sunday discussion Sessions are conducted online.

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