Ata-Sil (Eight Precepts Observance) Duruthu Poya Day Saturday, January 11, 2020 by Ven. Kumbalgoda Siriniwasa & Ven. Deegalle Somawansha

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

The Ata-Sil (Eight Precepts Observance) for Duruthu Poya Day will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the temple from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Ven. Kumbalgoda Siriniwasa & Ven. Deegalle Somawansha Thero will conduct the program.

If you are planning to attend to the Ata-Sil program, we appreciate if you could let us know in advance by sending an e-mail only to on or before January 10, 2020 to facilitate the organization of program activities.

Eight Precepts Observance (Duruthu Poya Day) (Ata-sil)

Saturday, January 11, 2020‏

Tentative Program

  • 8:00AM – 8:30AM : Observance of Eight Precepts and Buddha Vandanā
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM : Meditation
  • 9:00AM-9:20AM : Gilanpasa (Tea-Break)
  • 9:20AM-9:45AM : Meditation
  • 9:45AM-10:45AM : Dhamma Sermon & Discussion
  • 10:45AM-11:30AM : Buddhapūjā and Chanting
  • 11:30AM-12:30PM : Dāna (Lunch)
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM : Chanting
  • 1:00PM-3:00PM : Dhamma Sermon
  • 3:00PM-3:15PM : Gilanpasa (Tea-Break)
  • 3:15PM-3:55PM : Dhamma Discussion
  • 3:55PM-4:00PM : Termination of Program (Transference of Good karmas)