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 - 2023

(Recently Updated)





January Duruthu 14 Jan 2023
February Navam 04 Feb 2023
March Medin 11 Mar 2023
April Bak 08 April 2023
May Vesak 06 May 2023
June Poson 10 June 2023
July Esala 01 July 2023
August Nikini 26 August 2023
September Binara 23 September 2023
October Vap 28 October 2023
November Ill 25 November 2023
December Unduvap 23 December 2023

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.