Bak Poya



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

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