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Monthly Dhamma Sermon and Meditation Programme - Leeds

Press Release


The monthly Dhamma Sermon and meditation programme organised by Yorkshire Dhamma School under the blessings of the head monk of the Ketumati Buddhist Vihara were conducted on Sunday the 21st August, 2016 at the Moor Allerton Sports and Social Centre, Stonegate Road, Leeds LS17 6EL.

The programme commenced at 4.00 pm with the observance of five precepts by the participants followed by a Dhamma Sermon by Ven. Galpottayaye Pemananda Thero from Ketumati Buddhist Vihara. A mediation session and a Dhamma discussion based on the sermon were conducted by Ven. Pemamnda Thero. At the end of programme, a chanting of Pirith by Maha Sanga too was conducted to bless all the participants and the offering of Pirikara to Maha Sanga by devotees marked the end. This was sponsored by Mr. Nishantha Nanayakkara and Mrs. Kanthi Hettigoda with their children in order to transfer merits to their departed relatives.

A separate meditation programme with some activities related to Buddhism was conducted by Ven. Udunuwara Indarathana Thero for the children during the main programme. Refreshments were provided to all the participants at the end. The effort by all made the programme a success.


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