GBV Katina Ceremony 2020 on Oct. 09th & 10th

Dear Devotees and Friends of Georgia Buddhist Vihara,

As you may well understand, the Katina Ceremony this year will be held onsite at the GBV on 09th and 10th October (Friday-Saturday) with limited participation of the Katina 2020 sponsor families only, and 

Friday, October 9th – Maha Piritha (Live on )

4.00 pm - 4.30 pm – Offering of Evening Buddha Pooja

4.30 pm - 6.30 pm - Pirith Deshana/Maha Piritha and Dhammacakka Deshana

6.30 pm - End of the Program.


Saturday, October 10th - Katina Ceremony

5.30 am - 6.00 am   - Bringing the Katina Robe to the Temple by Devotees

7.00 am - 7.30 am   - Offering of Morning Buddha Pooja 

7.30 am - 8.15 am   - Offering of Heel Dana to Mahasanga

9:00 am - 10.30 am - Dhamma Discussion  (Live on )

10.45 am - 11.15 am - Offering of Dahawal Buddha Pooja  (Live on )

11.15 am - 12.00 pm - Offering of Dana to Mahasanga

12.00 pm - 1.30 pm - Break

2.30 pm onwards - Katina Program  (Live on )

                                 Offering the Katina Cheewara to The Mahasanga 

                                 Offering Pirikara to Mahasanga

                                 20 Years of the GBV – A Look Back!  (විසි වසරක පිය සටහන්) 

                                 Katina Anisansa Dharma Deshana

                                 Conclusion of the Katina Ceremony 2020

Theruwan Saranai,

With Metta,
Bhante Panamwela Wajirabuddhi
GBV Katina 2020 Sponsor Families;
Devika Weerasinghe,
Deepa and Kumara Rathnayake,
Young Nguyen,
Thalanka and Waruna Buwaneka,
Wathsala and Lasantha Rathnayake,
Suresha and Dilhan Fernando.

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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