2017 Vap Fullmoon Poya Day programme

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.