Events

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Day Events:

 

Drop-in Sangha wall painting from the 28th(pm) and the 29th April                                        

This is a social event involving food, friendship and painting a mural together. No artistic skill required! Friends, family and children all welcome. Contact Viryanaya. Contact Viryanaya  dharmaxina@talktalk.net  for further details

 

Festival Dates

 

Buddha Day (Wesak festival) on Sunday 20th May (4pm – 6pm)                                      

The celebration of the Buddha’s Enlightenment. Wesak is the festival marking Siddhartha Gotama’s Enlightenment thus becoming the Buddha. Buddha means awake. We will be looking at what it means to be ‘awake’, what the Buddha woke up to and what that means for us now. There will be meditation and ritual and the festival is open to all.

 

Main Buddhist Festivals

Parinirvana Day: the death of the Buddha (the full moon of February)                                                                                      Dharma Day:       the celebration of the Buddha’s teaching (the full moon of July)
Sangha Day:        the celebration of spiritual community (the full moon of November)