Significance of the Poya days

Vap Poya Importance

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The Importance of Esala Poya Day

This is the the day on which the Supreme Buddha proclaimed the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta and the Wheel of Dhamma was set in motion

Watch: Importance of Binara Poya

The beginning of Bhikkhini Sangha took place on a Binara full moon poya day. In this sermon you will learn the eight conditions imposed by the Buddha to grant female lay people the chance to obtain ordination in the Bhikkhuni Sangha.

Importance of Nikini Poya Day

This poya marks the anniversary of the first Buddhist council (Sangayana) held after the Supreme Buddha’s passing away.

Esala English Sermon

The Esala full moon poya marks the anniversary of the Supreme Buddha’s preaching of the first sermon, the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta.

Poson English Sermon

On the Poson full moon poya we celebrate and remember the great gift of Dhamma that Arahant Mahinda brought to the Land of Lanka. In this sermon we learn about the three people who arise in the world for the great benefit of all living beings: a Samma Sambuddha, an arahant disciple of the Supreme…

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