Vassana Dhamma Sermon

Event Start Date:
July 24, 2021
Event End Date:
July 24, 2021
Event Venue:
Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

First Vassana Dhamma sermon will be conducted by Venerable Karandagahamada Dhammavisuddhi Thero at the Samadhi Vihara on Saturday, 24th July at 6.00 pm.

Programme:
6.00 pm        : Theruwan Vandhana
6.30 pm        : Dhamma Sermon (In Sinhala)

All are kindly welcome to participate in this worthy Dhamma event.

May the Blessings of Noble Triple Gem be with you!

Two-Day Meditation Retreat: Under the Guidance of Ven. Welimada Jinalankara Thero

Event Start Date:
August 7, 2021
Event End Date:
August 8, 2021
Event Venue:
Samadhi Buddhist Vihara
Two-Day Meditation Retreat
Under the Guidance of Ven. Welimada Jinalankara Thero 7th – 8th August 2021

There will be a Two-Day Meditation Retreat under the guidance of Ven.Welimada Jinalankara Thero at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara on 7th – 8th Aug 2021. Ven. Welimada Jinalankara Thero resides at the Dhamma Gavesi Meditation Centre in Wellington.

Two-Day Meditation Retreat:
Date: Saturday,7th & Sunday, 8th Aug 2021
Time: 8.00 am – 6.00 pm
Medium of instruction:  Sinhala

Enrollment: Fill and submit the application: click here
Venue: Samadhi Buddhist Vihara, 358 Maddisons Rd, Rolleston

A detailed programme for Meditation Retreat will be available on a later date.

For further information or confirm your participation, please contact,
Niranjan (02102615311), Thilak (02102615993) or Lalith (0225262733)

You are all kindly invited to participate in this worthy Dhamma event

[Participants are limited to 30. Therefore, priority will be given for applicants who are willing to participate on both days. Confirmation email will be sent for confirmed participants

May the Blessings of Noble Triple Gem be with you!

Esala Poya Sil Programme 2021

Event Start Date:
July 10, 2021
Event End Date:
July 10, 2021
Event Venue:
Samadhi Buddhist Vihara
The Esala Poya Sil Programme will be held on Saturday, 10th of July 2021 at the Samadhi Buddhist Vihara, under the guidance of Ven. Maduwanwela Dhammasiddhi and Ven. Karandagahamada Dhammavisuddhi Theros. 

TIME ACTIVITY
8.00 am Gather at the Temple
8.30 am

 

Observe Eight Precepts

Vandana

Meditation

Dhamma Sermon & Discussion

11.00 am Offering of Buddha Puja
11.30 am Dahawal Dana

Sponsors: Nirmalee Udawatta, Vidusha Eratna & Rivindu Dassanayake

12.30 pm

 

Rejoicing in merits

Pirith Sajjayanawa

Dhamma Sermon and Discussion

Meditation

3.00 pm Gilanpasa 

Sponsors: Thamali Jayasekara

3.15 pm Meditation

Vandana

Rejoicing in merits

4.30 pm End of Sil Programme

We are deeply grateful to the sponsors of the Dahawal Dana for their generosity and kindness in this meritorious deed.

May the Blessings of Noble Triple Gem be with you all!

VAS ARADHANA CEREMONY 2021 (RAINY RETREAT INVITATION)

Event Start Date:
July 17, 2021
Event End Date:
July 17, 2021
Event Venue:
Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

VAS ARADHANA CEREMONY 2021  (RAINY RETREAT INVITATION) will be held at  the Samadhi Buddhist Vihara on Saturday, 17th July 2021 at 5.00pm

Ven. Maduwanwela Dhammasiddhi, Ven. Karandagahamada Dhammavisuddhi and Ven. Bhikkhuni Abhisama will observe Vassana precept in this Vassana season. 

The 2021 Vassana season will be sponsored by
   Sudath Welengoda & Wolga Hettiarachchi
   Lalith Wickramanayake & Iresha Wickramanayake
   Thilak Rodrigo & Thiloka Alwis
   Thusith De Silva & Chamari De Silva
   Niranjan Ranasinghe & Hasanthika Attanayake
   and their children.

The tradition of Vassana (Rainy Retreat) was started during the time of the Buddha. Full ordained Buddhist Monks and lay followers all over the world continue to observe the Rainy Retreat for a duration of three months, from the full moon day in July to the full moon day in October. During this time, they dedicate their time to spiritual activities such as practicing meditation and studying the Dhamma. This gives an opportunity for lay community to take care of the Monks by offering them food, drinks, medicine etc. and also to participate in spiritual activities during this time.
You are all kindly invited to participate in this meritorious activity

May the Blessings of Noble Triple Gem be with you!

Poson Poya Sil Programme 2021

Event Start Date:
June 12, 2021
Event End Date:
June 12, 2021
Event Venue:
Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

The Poson Poya Sil Programme will be held on Saturday, 12th of June 2021 at the Samadhi Buddhist Vihara. TIME

  ACTIVITY
8.00 am Gather at the Temple
8.30 am

 

Observe Eight Precepts

Vandana

Meditation

Dhamma Sermon & Discussion

11.00 am Offering of Buddha Puja
11.30 am Dahawal Dana

Sponsors: Tharaka Gunasekera & Shani Premasinghe

12.30 pm

 

Rejoicing in merits

Pirith Sajjayanawa

Dhamma Sermon and Discussion

Meditation

3.00 pm Gilanpasa 

Sponsors: Thamali Jayasekara

3.15 pm Meditation

Vandana

Rejoicing in merits

4.30 pm End of Sil Programme

 

We are deeply grateful to the sponsors of the Dahawal Dana for their generosity and kindness in this meritorious deed.

May the Blessings of Noble Triple Gem be with you all!

 

Annual Vas Ceremony (Katina) – November 2020

Event Start Date:
November 27, 2020
Event End Date:
November 29, 2020
Event Venue:
Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

Annual Vas Ceremony (Katina)
November 2020

Dear Devotees and Friends in Dhamma,

Kathina Ceremony & all night Pirith chanting will be held as the schedule below, at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara (358 Maddisons Road, Rolleston, Canterbury 7675, New Zealand).

Friday 27th, November

  • 7.00 PM – Buddha Vandhana & Gilampasa Pooja
  • 7.30 PM – Offering Gilampasa for Venerable Maha Sangha
  • 8.00 PM – Perahera – Invite Venerable Maha Sangha for Pirith chanting
  • 8.30 PM – Starting of Pirith chanting 

Sunday 29th, November

  • 7.30 – 8.30 am – Gathering at the temple (Breakfast will be provided from 7.30 am to 8.30 am)
  • 8.30 am – Lining up Kathina Perahara
  • 9.00 am – Starting Kathina Perahara
  • 9.40 am – Offering the Rob to Venerable Maha Sangha
  • 11.00 am – Buddha Pooja
  • 11.15 am – Offering meal to Venerable Maha Sangha
  • 12.00 – Offering pirikara to Venerable Maha Sangha
  • 12.30 pm – Dhamma Sermon (Anushasanawa)
  • 1.00 pm – Lunch for the congregation
  • 2.30 pm – Cleaning
  • 7.00 pm – Dhamma Sermon on Katina (Katina Anisansa Dhamma Deshanawa)

The Katina pooja is a very special ceremony in the Buddhist calendar that can only be held once a year by a temple. All are kindly invited to attend this worthy event to collect merits towards your Dhamma journey.

As a part of safety requirements, please kindly follow the attached parking plan.

 May the Blessings of Noble Triple Gem be with you!

Vap Poya Sil Programme 2020

Event Start Date:
October 10, 2020
Event End Date:
October 10, 2020
Event Venue:
Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

The Vap Poya Sil Programme will be held on Saturday, 10th of October 2020 at the Samadhi Buddhist Vihara.

TIME         ACTIVITY
8.00 am         Gather at the Temple
8.30 am      

 

        Observe Eight Precepts
        Vandana
        Meditation
        Dhamma Sermon
11.00 am         Offering of Buddha Puja
11.30 am         Dahawal Dana
        Sponsors: Hemanthe & Tharangi Goonatillake
12.30 pm

 

        Rejoicing in merits
        Pirith Sajjhayana
        Dhamma Sermon and Discussion
        Meditation
3.00 pm         Gilanpasa 
3.15 pm         Meditation
        Vandana
        Rejoicing in merits
4.30 pm         End of Sil Programme

We are deeply grateful to the sponsors of the Dahawal Dana for their generosity and kindness in this meritorious deed.

 May the Blessings of Noble Triple Gem be with you all!

VAS ARADHANA CEREMONY 2020

Event Start Date:
August 1, 2020
Event End Date:
August 1, 2020
Event Venue:
Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

VAS ARADHANA CEREMONY 2020

(RAINY RETREAT INVITATION)

Will be held at the Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

on Saturday, 1st August 2020 at 5.00pm

The 2020 Vassana season will be sponsored by

Mr. Samantha Perera, Mrs. Jalani Perera and the family,

and

Mrs. Nirmalee Udawatta, Mrs. Vidusha Eratna and Mr. Rivindu Dassanayake and the family.
 

The tradition of Vassana (Rainy Retreat) was started during the time of the Buddha. Full ordained Buddhist Monks and lay followers all over the world continue to observe the Rainy Retreat for a duration of three months, from the full moon day in July to the full moon day in October. During this time, they dedicate their time to spiritual activities such as practicing meditation and studying the Dhamma. This gives an opportunity for lay community to take care of the Monks by offering them food, drinks, medicine etc. and also to participate in spiritual activities during this time.
 

You are all kindly invited to participate in this meritorious activity.

May the Blessings of Noble Triple Gem be with you!

Samadhi Vihara Vesak SIL programme 2020

Event Start Date:
May 23, 2020
Event End Date:
May 23, 2020
Event Venue:
ONLINE

Considering the current situation, these meritorious activities will be broadcasted via youtude and facebook. We would like you to observer Sil from your home and follow the programme online.


Watch live on YouTubeWatch live from Facebook


 

New Year Blessing 2020

Event Start Date:
January 1, 2020
Event End Date:
January 1, 2020
Event Venue:
New Year Blessing Ceremony for the coming year 2020 will commence at 9.30am on 1st January at the Samadhi Buddhist Vihara.

Programme
  • Observe five precepts and Buddha Puja
  • Listening to Dhamma Talk and Pirith chanting
  • Dana for the Sangha
  • Lunch for the congregation

You are all kindly invited to participate in this meritorious event.
Please bring flowers and a plate of food to share.
 
May The Triple Gem bless you and protect you all!