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Poson Pooja 2018 – Sunday 3rd June @ 4.30 PM
Poson Pooja 2018 – Sunday 3rd June @ 4.30 PM
Jun 3 all-day
Poson Pooja 2018 - Sunday 3rd June @ 4.30 PM
Dear Dhamma Friends,   Dharmapala Institute cordially invites you to participate at the annual Poson celebration on Sunday, June 3rd2018. Venerable Kannadeniye Santa thero, Venerable Kirinde Chandananda thero and Venrable Weragoda Sujatha thero will be conducting...
Uposatha Program – Sunday 7th of January’ 2018 8:30 am
Uposatha Program – Sunday 7th of January’ 2018
Jun 3 @ 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)
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks - (5.00 – 6.00 PM)
  By Weragoda Sujatha thero       Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks 2018 – (5.00 – 6.00 PM) Dear Dhamma Friends,   Dharmapala Institute welcomes you to join the Sunday-afternoon Dhamma Talk for the month...
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Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks – (5.00 – 6.00 PM)
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

By Weragoda Sujatha thero

 

 

 

Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks 2018 – (5.00 – 6.00 PM)

Dear Dhamma Friends,
 
Dharmapala Institute welcomes you to join the Sunday-afternoon Dhamma Talk for the month of June on Sunday, 24th of June 2018, at 5.00 PM. Venerable Weragoda Sujatha Thero will conduct the program.
 
Title:    Apannaka jathaka (https://suttacentral.net/ja1/en/chalmers)
Venu:   Dharmapala Institute 
Time:   from 5.00 – 6.00 PM
 
The evening may include chanting, discourse and dialogue. May you find time and space in our busy lives to practice dhamma, and make the right effort with mindfulness & strength. May the practice of the path unfold 
 
With Metta,
 
The Organizing Committee
Dharmapala Institute
409 S Temple Drive 
Milpitas CA 95035
(408) 934-3985

 

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Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks 2018 – (5.00 – 6.00 PM)  – DATES

• January 21st (Sunday)
• February 18th (Sunday)
• March 18th (Sunday)
• April 15th (Sunday)
• May 20th (Sunday)
• June 24th(Sunday)
• July 22nd (Sunday)
• August 19th (Sunday)
• September 23rd (Sunday)
• October 21s (Sunday)
• November 25th (Sunday)
• December 16th (Sunday)

The Dhamma Talk series is new addition to the yearly program of Dharmapala Institute. These will be conducted by Venerable  Weragoda Sujatha thero and will be delivered in Sinhala Language and for an adult audience. We encourage the use of this opportunity to visit the temple, and strengthen your own Dhamma practice and Dhamma knowledge.

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Uposatha Program – Sunday 7th of January’ 2018
Jul 8 @ 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
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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
 
Incorporated under # 1817281 on 3-13-1992 as a religious charitable organization approved by the state of California and federal government.
409 S Temple drive,
Milpitas,
CA 95035
Tel: (408) 934-3985
email: temple@buddhistvihara.net
Web: http://www.buddhsitvihara.net
 
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Vassa Invitation – July 22nd (Sunday)
Jul 22 all-day