2017 Il Fullmoon Poya Day programme

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The Il Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be held during the whole day on 03rd November 2017 at the Sannipatha Shala under the advice and guidance of Atamasthanadhipathi Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero. The religious programme including the Observance of Seela, Dhamma Talks, Dhamma Discussions, Meditation and Bodhi Pooja will be conducted by the venerable Bhikkhus learned in Dhamma as well as famous scholars in the island. 


2017 Il Fullmoon Poya Day programme will be as follows:

06.00 a.m. Observing the Eight Precepts
06.30 a.m. Buddha Pooja
07.00 a.m. Morning Dana
08.00 a.m.

Dhamma Talk - 01
Topic: "ධම්මපද පාලියේ පුප්ප වග්ගය ඇසුරෙන් ජීවිතය නමැති මල් මාලය ගොතන්නේ කෙසේද? "
Ven.  Malwane Chandarathana Thero
Head of Sinhala Department, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

09.00 a.m. Discussion of matters arising from the Dhamma Talk
09.15 a.m.

Lay Devotee Discourse
Topic: "වාපි සංස්කෘතිය හා ජන ජීවිතය
Speaker:  Emeritus Prof. J. B. Disanayake

10.30 a.m. Buddha Pooja
11.00 a.m. Mid day Dana
12.00 noon

Jathaka Story Dhamma Talk
Bhanaka: Rajakeeya Panditha Ven. Ankumbure Rewatha Thero

01.00 p.m.

Dhamma Talk - 02
Topic : "යතා අගාරං දුච්ඡන්නං"  - Gatha from the Yamaka  Waggaya  13      
Darshanapathi Rev. Wawala Dhammaloka Thero 
Lecturer, Sri Lanka Bhikshu University

02.00 p.m. Discussion of matters arising from the Dhamma Talk
02.15 p.m. Gilanpasa
02.45 p.m.

Dam Sabha Mandapaya
Topic : "ගමයි පන්සලයි වැවයි දාගැබයි" 
Participation : 
Ven.  Malwane Chandarathana Thero
Mr. E. M. Dharmawardhana  (MA)
Emeritus Prof. J. B. Disanayake
Mr.  Waduge Karunarathna (MA)

04.00 p.m.

Meditation Programme
Conducted by : Rajakeeya Panditha Ven. Ipalawa Pemananda Thero
Teacher, Kiralogama Subodhi Maha Vidyalaya

05.00 p.m.

Bodhi Pooja
Conducted by : Ven. Kehelwala Rewatha (BA) Thero

05.55 p.m.

Observing the Five Precepts (SIL PAVARANAYA)


2017 Il Fullmoon Poya Day religious programme of the Mahaviharaya will be coordinated by Ven. Kirinde Gnanadassana Thero of the Bomaluwa Temple.

2017 Vap Fullmoon Poya Day programme

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The Vap Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be held during the whole day on 05th October 2017 at the Sannipatha Shala under the advice and guidance of Atamasthanadhipathi Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero. The religious programme including the Observance of Seela, Dhamma Talks, Dhamma Discussions, Meditation and Bodhi Pooja will be conducted by the venerable Bhikkhus learned in Dhamma as well as famous scholars in the island. 


2017 Vap Fullmoon Poya Day programme will be as follows:

06.00 a.m. Observing the Eight Precepts
06.30 a.m. Buddha Pooja
07.00 a.m. Morning Dana
08.00 a.m.

Dhamma Talk - 01
Topic: "මජිජිම නිකායේ මූලපණ්ණාසකයේ සාලෙය්‍යක සුත්‍රය "
Ven.  Kumbugodaare Pannaloka Thero
Lecturer, Sri Lanka Bhikshu University

09.00 a.m. Discussion of matters arising from the Dhamma Talk
09.15 a.m.

Lay Devotee Discourse
Topic: "Personal and Social Ethics taught in Buddhism
Speaker: Mr. Senaratna Kariyawasam
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, University of Peradeniya

10.30 a.m. Buddha Pooja
11.00 a.m. Mid day Dana
12.00 noon

Jathaka Story Dhamma Talk
Bhanaka: Rajakeeya Panditha Ven. Ankumbure Rewatha Thero

01.00 p.m.

Dhamma Talk - 02
Topic : "අසාරේ සාර මතිනෝ සාරඤච සාරතෝ ඤත්වා"  Aasare sara Mathino sarancha saratho gnathwa - Gatha from the Yamaka  Waggaya  11 - 12      
Darshanapathi Rev. Pahiyangala Sumangala Thero 
Lecturer, Sri Lanka Bhikshu University

02.00 p.m. Discussion of matters arising from the Dhamma Talk
02.15 p.m. Gilanpasa
02.45 p.m.

Dam Sabha Mandapaya
Topic : "සමිමා දිට්ඨිය ලෞකික ලෝකෝත්තර දියුණුවට මග පාදා දෙන ආකාරය" Right vision direct to secular and extra ordinary life
Participation : 
Rajakeeya Panditha Ven. Karapikkada Sobitha Thero
Sri Lanka Bhikshu University
Mr. E. M. Dharmawardhana  (MA)
Mr.  Wasantha Dissanayake 

04.00 p.m.

Meditation Programme
Conducted by : Rajakeeya Panditha Ven. Ipalawa Pemananda Thero
Teacher, Kiralogama Subodhi Maha Vidyalaya

05.00 p.m.

Bodhi Pooja
Conducted by : Ven. Kehelwala Rewatha (BA) Thero

05.55 p.m.

Observing the Five Precepts (SIL PAVARANAYA)


2017 Vap Fullmoon Poya Day religious programme of the Mahaviharaya will be coordinated by Ven. Moragollagama Siriratana Thero of the Bomaluwa Temple.

2017 Nawam Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme

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The Nawam Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be held during the whole day on 10th February 2017 at the Sannipatha Shala under the advice and guidance of Atamasthanadhipathi Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero. The religious programme including the Observance of Seela, Dhamma Talks, Dhamma Discussions, Meditation and Bodhi Pooja will be conducted by the venerable Bhikkhus learned in Dhamma as well as famous scholars in the island. 

2017 Duruthu Meditation Programme on Sunday 29th January

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2017 Duruthu programme of the 'Monthly Meditation Programme Series' of the Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be conducted full day on Sunday, 29th January 2017. Under the advice, guidance and supervision of Most Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Atamasthanadhipathi Nayaka Thero, this meditation programme will be conducted by veteran instructor of meditation Ven. Ranpathwila Wimalarathana (MA) Nayaka Thero.

2017 Duruthu Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme

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The Duruthu Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be held during the whole day on 12th January 2017 at the Sannipatha Shala under the advice and guidance of Atamasthanadhipathi Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero. The religious programmes including the Observance of Seela, Dhamma Talks, Dhamma Discussions, Meditation and Bodhi Pooja will be conducted by the venerable Bhikkhus learned in Dhamma as well as famous scholars in the island. 

2016 IL Meditation Programme on Sunday 27th November

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2016 IL programme of the 'Monthly Meditation Programme Series' of the Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be conducted full day on Sunday, 27th November 2016. Under the advice, guidance and supervision of Most Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Atamasthanadhipathi Nayaka Thero, this meditation programme will be conducted by veteran instructor of meditation Ven. Ranpathwila Wimalarathana (MA) Nayaka Thero.

2016 IL Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya

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The IL Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be held during the whole day on 14th November 2016 at the Sannipatha Shala under the advice and guidance of Atamasthanadhipathi Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero. The religious programmes including the Observance of Seela, Dhamma Talks, Dhamma Discussions, Meditation and Bodhi Pooja will be conducted by the venerable Bhikkhus learned in Dhamma as well as famous scholars in the island. 

2016 Vap Meditation Programme on Sunday 30th October

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2016 Vap programme of the 'Monthly Meditation Programme Series' of the Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be conducted full day on Sunday, 30th October 2016. Under the advice, guidance and supervision of Most Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Atamasthanadhipathi Nayaka Thero, this meditation programme will be conducted by veteran instructor of meditation Ven. Ranpathwila Wimalarathana (MA) Nayaka Thero.

2016 Vap Poyaday Religious Programme of the Mahaviharaya

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The Vap Fullmoon Poya Day Religious Programme of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be held during the whole day on 15th October 2016 at the Sannipatha Shala under the advice and guidance of Atamasthanadhipathi Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero. The religious programme including the Observance of Seela, Dhamma Talks, Dhamma Discussions, Meditation and Bodhi Pooja will be conducted by the venerable Bhikkhus learned in Dhamma as well as famous scholars in the island. 

2016 Binara Meditation Programme on Sunday October 2nd

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2016 Binara programme of the 'Monthly Meditation Programme Series' of the Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya will be conducted full day on Sunday, 2nd October 2016. Under the advice, guidance and supervision of Most Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Atamasthanadhipathi Nayaka Thero, this meditation programme will be conducted by veteran instructor of meditation Ven. Ranpathwila Wimalarathana (MA) Nayaka Thero.