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.

Sil Programme:

Time Activity

08:30 AM – 09:00 AM

Observance of eight precepts, Vandana and Buddha Pooja

09:00 AM

Refreshments

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

 

Month

Poya

Date

January Duruthu 11 Jan 2020
February Navam 08 Feb 2020
March Medin 07 Mar 2020
April Bak 04 April 2020
May Vesak 10 May 2020
June Poson 07 June 2020
July Esala 04 July 2020
August Nikini 01 August 2020
September Binara 05 September 2020
October Vap 03 October 2020
November Ill 07 November 2020
December Unduvap 05 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.