Monthly Sil Programme

The monthly full moon day religious observances in held at the Vihara premises with the participation of devotees. It is conducted in Sinhala medium for now. However, it is possible to participate in the mindfulness session in the morning. The Sil programme starts at 8:30 PM and ends at 5:00 PM in the evening. A general programme schedule is as below.

Note: Currently the Sil Programme is not held at the Vihara. 

Sil Programme:

Time Activity

08:30 AM – 09:00 AM

Observance of eight precepts, Vandana and Buddha Pooja

09:00 AM


9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Sil Programme (Mindfulness)

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Buddha Pooja

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Dana for Monks and Upasaka/Upasikas

01:00 PM – 02:45 PM

Sil Programme (Dhamma Talk & Discussion)

02:45 PM – 03:00 PM

Tea and Break

03:00 PM – 04:45 PM

Sil Programme (Dhamma Talk & Discussion)

05:00 PM

End of Programme

Monthly Sil Programme Dates

(To be Updated)





January Duruthu - Jan 2020
February Navam - Feb 2020
March Medin - Mar 2020
April Bak - April 2020
May Vesak - May 2020
June Poson - June 2020
July Esala - July 2020
August Nikini - August 2020
September Binara - September 2020
October Vap - October 2020
November Ill - November 2020
December Unduvap - December 2020

Sil Programme is conducted to provide an opportunity for the devotees to enhance the spiritual life in an effective way. Throughout the day, devotees and other contributors would have the valuable opportunity to engage in 2 hours of mindfulness sessions and Dhamma talks delivered by senior monks.

If you wish to participate in our upcoming sil programmes, please inform us. You also have the opportunity to contribute on the day of Sil Programme.

General Contributions:

  • Provide the refreshments in the morning for Monks and other (Sil) laypeople.
  • Mid-Day meal (Dahawal Danaya) for Monks and other (Sil) laypeople.
  • Support by helping us on the day (labour).
  • Sponsor for a Pirikara or any offering items.

If you would like to contribute, please inform us.