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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 Most Venerable Pidiville Piyatissa Nayaka Thero, the head monk of the Ketumati Buddhist Vihara were conducted on Sunday the 8thOctober, 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 Venerable Galpottayaye Pemananda Thero from Ketumati Buddhist Vihara. A mediation session and a Dhamma discussion based on the sermon were conducted by Venerable Galpottayaye Pemananda Thero. At the end of the programme, a chanting of Pirith by MahaSanga 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 Dr. Kanchana Devinuwara, Mr. Asanga Herath, Mr. Kanchana Don and Mr.Sandakelum Perera with their families.

A separate meditation programme with some activities related to Buddhism was conducted by Most Venerable Pidiville PiyatissaThero and Venerable 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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