Meditate After Work @ Bambalapitya

See last week’s topic here.

Note: This is a drop-in, ongoing activity, so you can come any day and participate.

Wednesdays in English
Thursdays in Sinhala

Time: 6.30 pm to 8:00 pm
For: Adults & Youth
Where: Maitriya hall in Mettaramaya Temple, 44 Lauries Rd, Colombo 00400
Dresscode: Since the hall is located in a Buddhist temple, office clothes that are also suitable for a temple are fine. No need to wear white. 
Phone: 0779700001
Cost: Free

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Sunday Morning Buddhist Teachings in Kotte

When: Every Sunday
Time: 8:30 am -10:30 am
For: Adults (older children are welcome)
Language: English Medium
Where: 35 Veherakanda Road, Baddegana Road, Kotte
Phone: 077 9 700 001
Cost: Free

Participants get the opportunity to learn the Buddha’s Teachings from the original Scriptures weekly topic wise. We will begin with some Pali chanting (We have chanting books with the translation), followed by a guided meditation.

After the program, at 10:30 there is a chance to get to know the other participants, help serve the meal to the monks, and volunteer cleaning the residence. If you stay after the meal there is the chance to speak with the monks.

Even if you are just visiting Sri Lanka, we would love to have you join us. The program is conducted by venerable monks of Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monasteries.

All of our activities are free of charge and made possible through the generous donations of people living here in Colombo.

Approximate program schedule:

8.30 am – Going refuge to Triple Gem and observing five precepts
8.40 am – Dhamma sermon (Talk on the Buddha’s Teachings)
9.40 am – Tea Break
10.00 am – Guided & Silent Meditation
10.30 am – Close of event. Participants are welcome to stay to help serve dana, meet monks, and volunteer with chores around the residence.

Participation is free of charge and refreshments are provided by volunteers.

Children’s English Poya-Day Dhamma Program

When: Every Poya-day national holiday (see below)
Time: 8 am to 4 pm
For: Children 7-12 years old (NOTE: There are two adult/youth programs happening at the same time in the same venue, one in Sinhala and one in English.)
Language: English Medium
Where: Institute of Personnel Management Meeting Hall
No. 43 Vijaya Kumaranathunga Mawatha, Colombo 05.
Cost: Free

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