Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Kathina Ceremony 2022

22 Oct, 2022 @ 09:30AM - 03:00PM | Organized by Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Centre
Date & Time
22 Oct, 2022 @ 09:30AM - 03:00PM
Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Centre, 69, Pix Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 1PZ
Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Centre
Dear All,

Invitation: Annual Kathina Ceremony – Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Meditation Centre
With the distinguish participation of 20 monks

Saturday 22nd October 2022
From 9:30AM till 3PM

This mail finds you all are well and happy!

We cordially invite you and all in your family to join our

Annual Kathina Ceremony 2022 (Community Day Celebration) at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural and Meditation Centre.

Kathina Ceremony is the most significant meritorious deed in the Buddhist Tradition.
This marks the successful end of the annual vassana season Rains Retreat of the community.

Dress Code: Please dress white and be prepared to the cold weather with enough thermals.

We advise all attendees to maintain sensible health precautions, face masks, sanitizers etc. Please do not attend if you or anyone in the household have any symptoms.

WE RESPECTFULLY REMIND ALL VISITORS TO BE AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELIGIOUS EVENT AND TO REDUCE NOISE LEVELS TO A MINIMUM. Please ensure accompanying children are supervised. Please ensure your vehicle is parked in a marked bay and does not obstruct others. Also to show care and consideration when parking in the street.

This is the most significant time to our community. Please keep the day free and attend.

More details please visit our website.

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Programme: Saturday 22nd October 2022

Ceremony Venue:
GARDEN CITY ACADEMY, Radburn Way, Letchworth Garden City SG6 2JZ
Ample Free Parking Available

09.30 AM Meeting at the Ceremony Venue to join in Blessings procession of Carrying the Kathina Robe

09.45 AM Procession Starts from Ceremony Venue

10.00 AM Procession reaches to the Ceremony Veneue Garden City Academy, Badburn Way, Letchworth SG6 2JZ) with Material for Kathina Robe

10.10AM Start Stitching the Robe (Sewing the robe)

10.15AM Setting Up Kappa Rukka - Wish Fulfilling Tree

11 AM Buddha Pooja & Sanghika Lunch Dana Offering to 30 Monks

12.30PM Kathina Robe Offering

12.45PM Dhamma Talks In English, Sinhala & Hindi

01.15PM Talk on Benefits of Mindfulness & Guided Meditation

01:40PM Sath Buddha Vandana Pooja & Meditation & Seth Pirith Blessings By Venerable Akurala Samitha

2:00PM Transference of Merits and END of the Programme.

02.30PM Lunch to All

All Are Welcome to come and share the blessings. You don’t have to bring anything.

Your participation is greatly appreciated.

If you still wish to contribute, you can attend to any of the following.
Please check with the centre before you buy anything.

You can offer:

Atapirikara (Eight requisites to a monk) = £50/=

A robe to venerable monks = £25/=

A Pirikara Gift to the monks = £100/=

Online Donations to Temple Account

Account Name: Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya
Sort Code: 20-41-15
Account Number: 93992683
Barclays Bank Letchworth Brach
Please put your name as reference.

Donate from FACEBOOK

Food Preparations: Please contact the centre to get the list of food that need to be prepared. Mobile: 07983 466 105 / 07944 13 53 14

Donations: Cheques can be made payable to “Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya”. If you wish to contribute online bank transfer, please call the centre to get the bank details

More details please contact the centre
Mobiles: 07983 466 105 - 07944 13 53 14