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Uposatha Program – Sunday 7th of January’ 2018 8:30 am
Uposatha Program – Sunday 7th of January’ 2018
Apr 8 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Uposatha Program - Sunday 7th of January' 2018
Dear Dhamma Friends, We will commence the monthly Uposatha Program from Sunday 7th of January. We will be sending details of the event in a separate email before the event. Please find the 2018-year’s schedule of the Uposatha...
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Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks – (5.00 – 6.00 PM) 5:00 pm
Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks – (5.00 – 6.00 PM)
Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks - (5.00 – 6.00 PM)
  Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks 2018 – (5.00 – 6.00 PM) • January 21st (Sunday) • February 18th (Sunday) • March 18th (Sunday) • April 15th (Sunday) • May 20th (Sunday) • June 24th(Sunday) •...
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Sinhala and Hindu New Year – April 22nd (Sunday)
Sinhala and Hindu New Year – April 22nd (Sunday) @ Cardoza Park
Apr 22 all-day
Sinhala and Hindu New Year - April 22nd (Sunday) @ Cardoza Park
Dear Friends,   On behalf of the organizing committee of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival, we warmly invite you to participate at the 2018 New Year celebration on Sunday, April 22nd at the...
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Sinhala and Hindu New Year – April 22nd (Sunday) @ Cardoza Park
Apr 22 all-day
Sinhala and Hindu New Year - April 22nd (Sunday) @ Cardoza Park
Dear Friends,
 
On behalf of the organizing committee of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival, we warmly invite you to participate at the 2018 New Year celebration on Sunday, April 22nd at the Cardoza Park Milpitas (Kennedy Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035). The ceremony will commence with the traditional New Year rituals at 10.00 AM and will be continued with New Year games and entertainment for the rest of the day.
 
Please note that this event is contributed solely by the participants. If you plan to attend, you may signup for the Avurudu Potluck below:
 
 
If you wish to participate your child/children at the New Year games for kids, please bring one or more gift less than $10 to be distributed among children.
 
With Metta,
 
The Organizing Committee
Dharmapala Institute
409 S Temple Drive 
Milpitas CA 95035
(408) 934-3985
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Vesak – May 6th (Sunday)
May 6 all-day
Uposatha Program – Sunday 7th of January’ 2018
May 6 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Dear Dhamma Friends,

We will commence the monthly Uposatha Program from Sunday 7th of January. We will be sending details of the event in a separate email before the event. Please find the 2018-year’s schedule of the Uposatha Days as a separate attachment herewith.

With Metta,
 
The Organizing Committee
Dharmapala Institute
409 S Temple Drive 
Milpitas CA 95035
(408) 934-3985
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Dhamma Sundays 2018
• January 7th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• February 4th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• March 4th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• April 8th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• May 4th (Sunday) – Vesak Uposatha Observance
• June 3rd (Sunday) – Poson Uposatha Observance
• July 8th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• August 5th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• September 9th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• October 7th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• November 4th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• December 2nd (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
Uposatha Observance days are days committed to renew dedication to Dhamma practice. Lay people may
observe the Eight Precepts on Uposatha days, and will intensify the practice and deepen the knowledge of
Dhamma. For those who find it less flexible to participate in the full-day program, we encourage the use of
this opportunity to visit the temple, attend to Dhamma talks, and to join the meditation sessions, as your time
permits.
Uposatha Days’ program:
08:30 – 09:00 Morning chanting & taking Precepts
09:00 – 10:00 Guided Meditation
10:15 – 11:30 Dhamma Talk/discussion
11:30 – 01:00 Buddha Pooja & Lunch Meal offerings
01:00 – 01:30 Walking Meditation
01:30 – 03:30 Dhamma discussion/forum
03:30 – 03:45 Afternoon Tea
03:45 – 04:45 Afternoon Dhamma talk
04.45 – 05.00 Taking five precepts and closing
 
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409 S Temple drive,
Milpitas,
CA 95035
Tel: (408) 934-3985
email: temple@buddhistvihara.net
Web: http://www.buddhsitvihara.net