Poya-Day English Buddhist Meditation Retreat in Colombo at CIPM

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NEW: You now required to register every month

When: Every Poya-day national holiday (see below)
Time: 7.00 am to 4 pm
For: Adults (Click for children’s program)
Language: English Medium
Where: Charted Institute of Personnel Management Meeting Hall
No. 43 Vijaya Kumaranathunga Mawatha, Colombo 05.
Cost: Free

A separate Dhamma program is conducted for children in English medium, at the same venue from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

NEW! Sinhala Dhamma talks will be given to parents in a separate room.

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Meditate After Work @ Prana Lounge

All In-Person Events Stopped

Because of the COVID-19 situation, all in-person programmes are suspended.
Please stay connected with us on Facebook and through the CDF Radio. We are conducting lots of online and recorded programmes there. And Monks in the Morning Podcast will continue to have new episodes.

Due to the current situation,
this program is conducted via Zoom,
ZOOM ID – 681 200 1000

Due to the current situation,
this program is conducted via zoom,
ZOOM ID – 681 200 1000

1st & 3rd Wednesday
Time: 8:30PM to 9:45PM
For: Adults & Youth
Where: Due to the current COVID 19 situation,
this programme is conducted via Zoom,
ZOOM ID – 681 200 1000
Dresscode: Office clothes that are suitable for a Meditation programme are fine. No need to wear white.
Phone:0779700001
Cost: Free

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Saturday Children’s Dhamma School in Kotte

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When : Every Saturday
Time : 3pm – 5:30pm
For : kids 7-12yrs and 13 yrs & above**
Language :English Medium
Where :35 Veherakanda Rd, Baddegana Rd, Kotte
Phone : 0779700001
Cost : Free

**Please note- there will be two separate programs for both age groups at the same time, in two halls (same venue).

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Adult Dhamma Program

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When: 3rd Sunday of every month
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

All In-Person Events Stopped

Because of the COVID-19 situation, all in-person programmes are suspended.
Please stay connected with us on Facebook and through the CDF Radio. We are conducting lots of online and recorded programmes there. And Monks in the Morning Podcast will continue to have new episodes.

When: Every Poya-day national holiday (see below)
Time: 7.00 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: Charted Institute of Personnel Management Meeting Hall
No. 43 Vijaya Kumaranathunga Mawatha, Colombo 05.
Cost: Free

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