Poson Celebration – Half Day retreat, Dana, Dhamma Talk, Meditation

Event Details

This event finished on 11 June 2017

8 Precepts Program (Half-day Retreat) and Dhamma Talk

Sunday 11th June 2017 Participation & Food list Signup   June monthly program coincides with the celebration of Poson full moon day which marks the arrival of Buddhism to Sri Lanka about 23 centuries ago. We have organized an eight precepts program which includes chanting, meditation and discussions and a Dhamma talk on the above topic. Please plan to observe 8 precepts, to bring a food item or to attend the afternoon
Bhante Yatinuwara Sankichcha  Thero from  Great Lake Buddhist Vihara of Detroit MI is coming to PBC to conduct June Poson  program.
Venerable Yatinuwara Sankichcha Thero
Born in Kandy, Sri Lanka in 1976, Venerable Sankichcha received novice ordination at the age of 15 in 1991. Not long after his higher ordination, in 1996, he moved to Australia where he lived for four years. Ven. Sankichcha moved to Great Lakes Buddhist Vihara in December of 2001. He has conducted many Dhamma Sermons and Meditation Programs over 14 years in USA.  

Program Schedule

09.00 a.m.  -  09.30 a.m.      Observing Eight Precepts* and Buddha Vandana 09.30 a.m.  -  10.00 a.m.      Dhamma Discussion 10.00 a.m.  -  10.45 a.m.      Meditation 10.45 a.m.  -  11.00 a.m.      Break Part II 11.00 a.m.  -  11.30 a.m.      Buddha Puja: Offerings to the Buddha 11.30 a.m.  -  12.00 p.m.    Dana / Lunch 12.00 p.m.  -  12.45 p.m.      Cleaning Part III 12.45 p.m.  -  01.15 p.m.      Walking Meditation 01.15 p.m.  -  01.45 p.m.    Sitting Meditation 01.45 p.m.  -  02.15 p.m.      Jataka Story 02.15 p.m.  -  02.45 p.m.      Sutta Discussion 02.45 p.m.  -  03.15 p.m.      Chanting of Pirith 03.15 p.m.  -  03.30 p.m.      Reflection of the day and Dismissal of Eight Precepts. End of program.

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  1. I am trying to navigate but having trouble so leaving message here. I hope someone sees it. I want to come to meditation tomorrow and would like a meeting for when there is time. Please let me know. Thank you

    1. Dear Tantra Amashuta,

      You can come for Wednesday meditation without a prior approval. Please come to PBC on wednesday before 7.00pm. You can also call the center 7242952525. Thaank you for your interest.

      Damitha – Secretary, Pittsburgh Buddhist Center

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