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Asalha Puja Day

ASALHA PUJA DAY is one of Theravada Buddhism’s most important festivals, celebrating the day on which the Buddha gave the first sermon, called the Dhammacakkappavatta Sutta, the doctrine of the Four Noble Truths, to his five former yogis at the Deer Park in Benares, India. This first pivotal sermon, is often referred to as “setting into motion the wheel of dharma”. Anyakonthanya, one […]

Kathina Day

Kathina Day celebrates the completion of the 3 month rains retreat. To celebrate, the lay community offer the monastic community gifts of robes and supplies. “It is both a significant and joyful occasion that, over time, has become emblematic of the richness of the relationship that exists between the lay people and the monastics. This […]