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Vesak Day 2019

posted 7 May 2019, 23:44 by Wat Palelai   [ updated 29 Jul 2019, 18:57 ]

Dear Members and Devotees                                                                    

 VESAK DAY, a full moon day, is the most important annual event for the Buddhist community.  

It commemorates the Birth, Enlightenment and Maha Parinibbana (final passing away) of Lord Buddha.  

This thrice sacred day for all Buddhists is observed and celebrated throughout the Buddhist world with great veneration.

This year, Vesak Day falls on Sunday, 19th May 2019.   

There will  be Dhamma talks and  slide shows of the Buddhist places of pilgrimage.  

The programme for the day is provided on the following page for your information.

 The Resident Sangha and the Board of Management cordially invite you, your family and friends 

to join us in celebrating this most sacred Buddhist observance day.


6.00 am                            Morning chanting

                                            Observance of five precepts

 6.40 am                            Breakfast dana to Sangha

7.30 am                            All stations open

 9.00 am                            Pindapata - offering of alms/requisites to the Sangha                                

9.30 am                            Free vegetarian lunch for the public

10.45 am                         Lunch dana to the Sangha

2.00 pm                            Dhamma Talk (English) / Dhamma Talk (Mandarin)

5.00 pm                            All stations closed

6.00 pm                            Evening chanting

   Candle Light Circumambulation  

   Paritta chanting

May you be Well and Happy Always!

*Please take note on the updated schedule for Dhamma Talk (15/05/2019)