2019 Vesak Celebrations on May 25 & 26 - Agenda and Main Activities

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Agenda for Saturday 25th 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 (only for donors)
5:20 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Buddha Puja & Gilanpasa
5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Dhamma Sermon
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Refreshment Interval
7:00 p.m. to 7:10 p.m. Lightning of Traditional Oil Lamp
7:10 to 7:15 p.m. Invitation for Pirith Chanting
7:15 to 10:00 p.m. Pirith Chanting
10:00 to 10:30 p.m. Distribution of blessed water and Threads
10:30 to 10:45 p.m. Cleaning the Hall

Agenda for Sunday 26th 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