On the Vesak
Poya day 21st of May 2016,
hundreds of devotees attended Dhamma
programmes organised by the six Mahamevnawa
Meditation Centres across England and
Ireland. They had the great opportunity to
participate in various Dhamma programmes
held in commemoration of the Three Great
Events of the Blessed One Gautama.
At each of the
Mahamevnawa Branches in Basildon,
Stanmore, Uxbridge, Surrey, Warrington and
Dublin, devotees observed the Nobel
Eight Precepts throughout the day under the
guidance of the resident Bhikkhus. They
participated in many meritorious deeds such
as; learning Dhamma, practicing meditation,
offering various pōoja items to Lord Buddha,
offering kīrī pīndu and Dana to Lord Buddha,
chanting Sutta, venerating the Blessed One
as well as the Seven Great Buddha of the
aeon etc. A separate Childrens Dhamma
programme was also conducted at the
Mahamevnawa Basildon. The children observed
the Noble Eight Precepts as well and took
part in various Dhamma activates during the
course of the day.
share the merits gained by these great deeds
with joyous minds! May everyone be happy!
May everyone attain the bliss of Nibbana!