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Dhamma Sundays 2019 – Uposatha Observance

Dear Dhamma Friends,
 
We would like to introduce here a new series of dhamma teachings on ධම්මසංගණීවිවරණය to be conducted by Ven. Kirinde chandananada thero over the next few months. ධම්මසංගණී is the first book in the Abidhamma Pitaka and gives the fundamental approach describing the ‘Rupa’ which is then structured into the rest of the Abhidhamma Pitaka. We will be methodically following each section of ධම්මසංගණී in our Uposatha Observance program in the upcoming months. These sessions will be guided with specific audio materal, reading material and dhamma discussions. Ven. Kirinde Chandananada thero together with Ven, Kannadeniye Santa thero and Ven. Weragoda Sujatha thero will lead the discussion. The very first of these sessions which includes the introduction to ධම්මසංගණී and overview of what is followed will be held during the first Uposatha Observance Dhamma Sunday this weekend (Sunday 13thof January 2019). 
We encourage all of you who are interested in Abhidhamma and also who consider themselves beginners in their Dhamma practice to take this golden opportunity to strengthen your paths. We sincerely hope that you may be able to make the commitment of one-half day per month to join this program and learn, understand and practice, Dhamma and make your own happiness and peace.

• January 13th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• February 10th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• March 10th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• April 7th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• May 5th (Sunday) – Vesak Uposatha Observance
• June 2nd (Sunday) – Poson Uposatha Observance
• July 7th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• August 11th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• September 8th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• October 13th (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• November 3rd (Sunday) – Uposatha Observance
• December 8th (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

Uposatha Observance recordings are here

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Dhamma Sundays 2018 – Uposatha Observance days

• 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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