Significance of the Poya days

Vesak Message for 2565 Join us with your whole family for an online one-day retreat to commemorate the Three Great occasions of our Supreme Buddha's life. Watch
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
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… Watch
Importance of Nikini Poya Day This poya marks the anniversary of the first Buddhist council (Sangayana) held after the Supreme Buddha’s passing away. Watch
Esala English Sermon The Esala full moon poya marks the anniversary of the Supreme Buddha's preaching of the first sermon, the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta. Watch
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… Watch

Index

9 Buddha Qualities, abandon suffering, alms round, anger, animal world, anuttaropurisadammasarati quality, araham quality, Aṅgulimāla Arahant, bad association, bhagava quality, body meditation, buddhanussati meditation, Buddhist etiquette, chanting, compassion, confidence~saddhā, contentment, courage, craving, Culla Kammavibhanga Sutta, cutupapatanana, death, Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, evil deeds, first noble truth, five precepts, Four Noble Truths, friendship, ghost world, giving~dāna, good actions, gratitude, greed, guided meditation, hatred, heaven, hell, iddhi, ignorance, impermanence~anicca, intoxicants, jataka, jealousy, karma, kavi, life of Buddha, lokavidu quality, losing loved ones, loss, loving-kindness~mettā, lying, Maha Satipatthana Sutta, Mangala Sutta, marks of a great man, meditation, merit~puññā, mindfulness~sati, mora paritta, nibbāna, Noble Eightfold Path, noble truth of suffering, non-attachment, ordination, origin of suffering, parents, paritta, patience, pilgrimage, practice, precepts, psychic powers, pujas, punishment, Pāli, rains retreat, rare human birth, Ratana Sutta, Ratthapala Sutta, relics, retreat, right speech, right view, Sakka God, sammasambuddho quality, samsara, Sangha, Second Noble Truth, sickness, similes, Sri Lanka, stress, Sāriputta Arahant, Taking advice, Therigatha, Third Noble Truth, uposatha, Venerable Maha Moggalana, Vesak, vijja, vijjacaranasampanno quality, virtue~sīla, wisdom, Work, worldly conditions, wrong view