2018 Vesak Celebrations on May 26 & 27

Saturday, May 26, 2018

The Vesak celebration and pirith chanting program in this year will be held at the temple premises located at 18941 80th Avenue in Surrey on May 26th & 27th. The agenda for Saturday main event and Sunday vesak puja is provided below for your information as well.

Agenda for Saturday 26th Main Event

1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Hall Preparation
5:00 p.m Possession begins
5:05 p.m. to 5:20 p.m Pahan Puja
5:20 p.m. to 5:30 p.m Buddha Puja & Gilanpasa
5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m Bhaktee Gee (Adults & Kids)
6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m Dansala
6:45 p.m. to 6:55 p.m Lightning of Traditional Oil Lamp
6:55 to 7:25 p.m Dhamma Sermon
7:25 to 7:30 p.m Invitation for Pirith Chanting
7:30 to 10:30 p.m Pirith Chanting
10:30 to 11:00 p.m Distribution of blessed water and Threads
11:00 to 11:15 p.m Cleaning the Hall

Agenda for Sunday 27th Vesak Dana

10:30 to 11:30 a.m Vesak Puja
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon Dana offering to Resident Monks
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m Vesak Dansela for devotees
1:00 p.m Clean up

If you are interested in making donations towards the whole program, you will be able to handover your donation to the representative of the BVS and an official tax-receipt will be issued for all donations of $20 or more.