Two Day Meditation Retreat by Dr. Mirrisse Dhammika Thero in English - June 22-23

Saturday, June 22, 2019

This is a friendly reminder regarding the up-coming 2- Day Meditation Retreat by Dr. Mirrsse Dhammika Thero on Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd. We are very much thankful to Ven. Dr. Mirrisse Dhammika Thero for the acceptance of our invitation to conduct this 2 - Day meditation retreat program in English at the temple premises. Program will commence at 9:00 a.m. and finish at 5:00 p.m. Program agenda on both days are provided below for your easy reference.

09:00 AM Observances of eight precepts
09:15 AM Vandana. Concentration on the Buddha's noble virtues
09:30 AM Iinstructions for meditation
10:00 AM Questions and answers
10:30 AM Meditation sitting
11:30 AM Lunch break
12:30 PM Meditation sitting
01:00 PM Meditation walking
01:20 PM Meditation sitting
02:00 PM Meditation walking
02:30 PM Tea break
03:00 PM Discussion
04:00 PM Meditation sitting
04:45 PM Thoughts for the day
05:00 PM Conclusion

Ven. Dr. Dhammika has designed this program in collaboration with the Spiritual and Meditation sub-committee in such a way that all age groups of our members and well-wishers have something to gain from this valuable spiritual program. The program will be conducted in English. We want to encourage beginners to participate and take advantage of this well design valuable spiritual program as Ven. Dr. Dhammika will be giving special focus and instructions to those who are participating first time.

Dates:  June 22 and 23, 2019
Location:  Buddhist Vihara Society - 18941, 80th Avenue, Surrey, BC
Cost: No charge
Registration: No formal registration is required. However, we encourage potential participants to register by sending an e-mail to to facilitate logistical requirements.
Refreshments: Tea/Coffee/Water will be provided by the members of the BVS. There will be no charge.
Lunch:  For 22nd will be provided by Tushani/ Janaka Ekanayake Family and 23rd will be provided by Upeksha & Madhava Amarasinghe Family to all participants.