Temple will be celebrating the above festival on Friday, 14th
MAGHA PUJA, also known as Sangha
day is a Buddhist celebration commemorating the spontaneous assembly of 1,250
arahants in the Lord Buddha’s presence. One thousand of the gathered monks had
previously achieved Awakening upon hearing the Lord Buddha’s delivery of the
Fire Sermon; the remaining 250 were followers of the elder monks Venerable
Moggallana and Venerable Sariputta.
mark this auspicious gathering, Lord Buddha delivered the Ovada - Patimokkha,
or Patimokkha Exhortation, a summary of the main points of the Dhamma, which
Lord Buddha gave to the assembly before sending them out to proclaim the
Resident Monks and the Board of Management invite you and your family to join
us in celebrating this meritorious event.
14th February 2014 (Friday)
Talk by a member of the Sangha.
07.30 pm Candle
light circumbulation led by Resident Monks.
of candles and incense-stick by President or EO.
of the Triple Gems followed by requesting
refuges and 5 precepts.
for blessing (Parittas chanting).
to present Tokens of appreciation.