Live Online Vesak Sil Programme 2020

9th May 2020

Power Failure 🔌

Currently there is a power cut at the Kotte Asapuwa. We will be back live as soon as possible. Stay tuned! Or watch the Sinhala programme on Shraddha TV

Join us this Saturday, the 9th of May for a Vesak LIVE Sil Program conducted by the Monks of Mahamevnawa monastery. Below are the start times for our Dhamma friends around the world.

Melbourne, Sydney8:00 AM
Adelaide7:30 AM
Perth6:00 AM
Auckland8:00 AM
London8:00 AM
East Coast, US & Can8:00 AM
Winnipeg, Houston7:00 AM
Saskatoon, Edmonton8:00 AM
Vancouver, Los Angeles8:00 AM
Dubai7:00 AM

Local Timetables

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Useful Handouts to be ready during the program

8 Precepts

Read Eight Precepts online

Buddha Vandana Book

This is the Vandana book we use that has Sinhala letters, English letters, and English meaning.

Qualities of the Supreme Buddha Kavi

Duk Vindina Jīvitha Gena Kavi

Stanza to worship monks

Okasa Vandami: This is what we recite to worship monks after a bana or a puja. You can read it online or download the PDF.

Meditations

Loving Kindness Meditation

This is the basic loving-kindness meditation that we do at many of the meditation programs here.

Buddhanussati

  • Download a PDF of the meditation on recollecting the qualities of the Supreme Buddha
    Kavi Chanting

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