2017 Il Fullmoon Poya Day programme

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.