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.