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Dhamma Sunday – Uposatha Observance – Sunday August 5th 2018 8:30 am
Dhamma Sunday – Uposatha Observance – Sunday August 5th 2018
Aug 5 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Dhamma Sunday - Uposatha Observance - Sunday August 5th 2018
Dear Dhamma Friends,   We warmly invite you to participate at the August Uposatha Observance of 2018 at the Dharmapala Institute on Sunday 5th of August 2018. Venerable Kirinde Chandananda thero, Venerable Kannadeniye Santa thero and Venerable...
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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)
Aug 19 @ 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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The annual Atavisi Buddha Pooja (අටවිසි පූජා) – Sunday, August 26th @ 5. 00 PM 3:30 pm
The annual Atavisi Buddha Pooja (අටවිසි පූජා) – Sunday, August 26th @ 5. 00 PM @ Dharmapala Institute
Aug 26 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The annual Atavisi Buddha Pooja (අටවිසි පූජා) - Sunday, August 26th @ 5. 00 PM @ Dharmapala Institute
Dear Dhamma Friends,   The annual Atavisi Buddha Pooja (අටවිසි පූජා) will be held at the Dharmapala Institute on Sunday, August 26th, with the traditional devotional offerings to venerate the noble qualities of the past twenty-eight...
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Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks – (5.00 – 6.00 PM)
Aug 19 @ 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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The annual Atavisi Buddha Pooja (අටවිසි පූජා) – Sunday, August 26th @ 5. 00 PM @ Dharmapala Institute
Aug 26 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The annual Atavisi Buddha Pooja (අටවිසි පූජා) - Sunday, August 26th @ 5. 00 PM @ Dharmapala Institute
Dear Dhamma Friends,
 
The annual Atavisi Buddha Pooja (අටවිසි පූජා) will be held at the Dharmapala Institute on Sunday, August 26th, with the traditional devotional offerings to venerate the noble qualities of the past twenty-eight Buddhas.
 
Sanjaya and Vajramala Dharmasena and family are coordinating this years Atavisi pooja. Pooja trays will be prepared for a donation of $30 per tray. If you wish to contribute to a Pooja tray please use the link below to signup for pooja trays.
 
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We warmly invite you to join us at this event, celebrating the great strengths of wisdom, truthfulness, and loving kindness of the noble enlightened ones. May the blessings of these offerings bring happiness, tranquility and peace to our emotional, mental, and physical lives. May the chanting of ‘Atvisi Pirita’ elaborating the strengths of the perfectly enlightened ones, bring protection and blessings.
 
Program
03:30 PM  Arrival and preparation of Pooja
05:00 PM  Pooja Offering
05:15 PM  Chanting 
 
Refreshments and tea will be served after the pooja.
 
With Metta,
 
The Organizing Committee
Dharmapala Institute
409 S Temple Drive 
Milpitas CA 95035
(408) 934-3985
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Dhamma Sunday – Uposatha Observance – Sunday August 5th 2018
Sep 9 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Dear Dhamma Friends,
 
We warmly invite you to participate at the August Uposatha Observance of 2018 at the Dharmapala Institute on Sunday 5th of August 2018. Venerable Kirinde Chandananda thero, Venerable Kannadeniye Santa thero and Venerable Weragoda Sujatha thero will be conducting the Uposatha Observance days’ program this month. 
  
Program  
(please note that the Dhamma talks/Discussions will be conducted in Sinhala Language)
 
08:30   Morning chanting & taking eight precepts
09:00  Guided Meditation
10:15  Dhamma Talk/discussion (සත්ථිසූත්‍රය)
 
11:30  Buddha Pooja & Lunch Meal offerings
12.30  ‘Lakkana Sutta’ – dhamma forum
01:00  Dhamma discussion/forum (cont සත්ථිසූත්‍රය) 
03:15  Afternoon tea
03:30  Dhamma Talk – Vanarinda Jathaka (https://suttacentral.net/ja57/en/chalmers)
04:30  Taking five precepts
 
 
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. If you plan to attend the Uposatha Observance Day, you may have your breakfast at home and be present at the Dharmapala Institute premises by 8.30 AM. Udeni and Kumudini Dharmawardane are generously offering the meal dana for the Uposatha program on this day.
 
With Metta,
 
The Organizing Committee
Dharmapala Institute
409 S Temple Drive 
Milpitas CA 95035
(408) 934-3985
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