Nawam Full Moon Poya Day

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.


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.


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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