2021 Katina Program


The GBV Katina (ending of rainy season retreat) will be held on Saturday, October 23rd from 5.30am to 5.00pm. Your onsite participation is appreciated if you are fully vaccinated.

Please sign up using the following link to confirm your participation and sign up for Dhaval Dana (Lunch) items. If you prefer to bring items not listed in the signup, please contact us. 

Katina Day Program
5.00 AMBringing the Katina Cheevara to the temple
 Katina Cheevara offering to the Maha Sangha
6.00 AMMorning Buddha Pooja
 Heel Dana
8.30 AMDhamma Discussion
10.30 AM   Bhesajja Pindapatha
11.00 AMBuddha Pooja / Dahaval Dana / Lunch 
1.30 PMPerahara
2.30 PMKatina Cheevara Pooja Ceremony
 Katina Anisansa Dharma Deshana in Sinhala by Urumutte Vijitha Thero
4.30 PMAtavisi Buddha Pooja
5.00 PMEnd of Program
Car parking instructions
Please use the unpaved car parking behind the temple building and on the side of the Dharma Shala. We intend to use the paved car parking for Program activities. Please be mindful of space left for other cars when you park.

Bhesajja Pindapatha items for offering
Please offer medicinal items only, such as Antibiotic Creams, Tylenol, Advil, Omeprazole, Bengay Cream, Fish Oil 1000mg, Multi-Vitamins, Benadryl Itch Stopping Gel, Band-Aid of various sizes, etc. Around 10 monks will participate in the Pindapatha and Katina proceedings. 

Offerings for Kapruka
Please consider offering general day-to-day useful items to the Kapruka. Examples are Slippers (Sizes 7, 8, 9), Socks, Rechargeable batteries, Paper Towels, Washing Detergent, Body Wash, Cleaning liquid, Air Freshener, Shaving Foam, Disposable Razors, Gift cards, etc.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact us.
Contact Information:
  • Manjula  470-265-8055   manjulapra@gmail.com
  • Jinath     404-980-0019   jinaths@gmail.com
Thank you,
May you all be well, happy, and peaceful.
2021 Katina Hosting Families (Jinath, Hasini, Dasheema, and Manjula)

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