Buddhist Cultural centre celebrated this
year’s Vesak Poya day on Sunday the 22nd
May at the temple premises. Vesak Poya day
included Sil programme for adults, Special
Sil programme for children, Dhamma talk,
Special Dhamma desana and Buddha puja.
lantern and poster competitions were also
held among Sunday school children. This
included various designs of colourful Vesak
lanterns and hand drawn posters created by
Sunday school children. Gifts were awarded
to the winners of both competitions.
year’s Vesak programme funds were also
raised to help the disastrous flood and
landslide victims in Sri Lanka. Due to the
circumstances in Sri Lanka planned Vesak
dansala was cancelled and the funds for the
dansala were also set aside to help the
flood and landslide victims.
from both Sri Lankan and Bangladesh
community attended this religious event.
Head of Vihara Makure Mangala Thero and
other resident monks extend their heartfelt
gratitude to everyone who attended this
event and to everyone who contributed for
flood and landslide donations.