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. A general programme schedule is as follows.

Note: Currently the Sil Programme is held at the Vihara Premises. 

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 - 2024

(Recently Updated)





January Duruthu 27 Jan 2024
February Navam 24 Feb 2024
March Medin 23 Mar 2024
April Bak 27 April 2024
May Vesak 25 May 2024
June Poson 22 June 2024
July Esala 20 July 2024
August Nikini 24 August 2024
September Binara 21 September 2024
October Vap None
November Ill 16 November 2024
December Unduvap 14 December 2024


Sil Programme is conducted to provide an opportunity for the devotees to enhance their 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.

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

General Contributions:

  • Provide refreshments for Monks and other (Sil) laypeople in the morning.
  • 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.