Poson Celebration 2017 (25 June 2017, Sunday)
The Poson Celebration will be held at 25 June 2017 (Sunday). Poson is a festival celebrated in Sri Lanka on the full moon day in June. Poson Poya is an important Buddhist celebration in the Sri Lankan tradition. It celebrates the day on which Emperor Asoka's son, Arahant Mahinda, is said to have introduced Buddhism to the island in the 3rd century B.C.
Venerable Manakadure Pannasara Thero from Sri Lanka, Venerable Seegirite Samiththa Thero and Venerable Professor K L Dhammajoti will be speaking in the ceremony during the day.
Date: 25 June 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 8:30 – 5:30 pm
Venue: The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong
28/F Pacific Plaza, 410 Des Voeux Road West, Hong Kong
Fee: Free of Charge
Programme: (a) 8:30am Observing Eight Precepts and Buddha Puja
(b) 9:00 am Offering of Breakfast Dana
(c) 9:45 am Dhamma Talk (Venerable Manakadure Pannasara Thero)
(d) 11:00 am Dhamma Talk (Venerable Professor K L Dhammajoti)
(e) 11:45 am Offering of Lunch Dana
(f) 12:30 pm Offering of Lunch Participants
(g) 1:30 pm Meditation Program (Venerable Seegiriye Samiththa Thero)
(h) 2:30 pm Tea Break
(i) 3:00 pm Dhamma Talk (Venerable Manakadure Pannasara Thero)
(j) 4:15 pm Releasing of Eight Precepts, Bodhi Puja (Venerable Manakadure pannasara Thero)
(k) 5:30 pm Programme End
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