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November 2016

Kathina Accounts & Contributions

By |November 14th, 2016|

Below are the contributions and financial accounts for the 2016 Kathina cerimony:

Kathina Ceremony 2016 Contribution
Kathina Ceremony 2016 Financial Accounts

Kathina Ceremony 2016

By |November 8th, 2016|

Below you will find pictures from the Scottish Buddhist Vihara’s Kathina ceremony held at Barmulloch Community Centre, on the 22nd October 2016.  All photos by photos by Malitha Yatiwella.

September 2016

A sermon by Dr. Sumana Siri Thero

By |September 2nd, 2016|

We would like to invite you to attend a special talk held by Dr.Sumana Siri Thero.  The talk will take place this Saturday 3rd September, 5pm at the Vihara.  The topic “Why Buddhism Need Not Be Scientific?”.  The talk will be given in English and should last approximately 45 minutes.

Sukhi Hotu!

August 2016

Mindfulness Training for Mothers a fully funded course

By |August 5th, 2016|

The course ‘Mindfulness training for mothers’ is aimed at mothers who have children, 0 months to 8 years old and are experiencing post-natal depression. We will also accept mothers with stress, anxiety or depression.

The 8 week course begins on Monday the 5th of September 2016. The courses will run on a Monday morning from 10am – 12pm. The venue is 1 Caldercuilt Road, Glasgow, G20 0AD.

This course is free of charge, thanks to funding from the Big Lottery.

A CD and booklet will be provided to all mothers in order that they are able to continue their practice at home.

For more […]

July 2016

Invitation for Rains Retreat and Sil Programme for July 2016

By |July 8th, 2016|

Detailed programme  for July 2016.

Saturday, 16th July – / Invitation for Rains Retreat

05:00 PM –  / Invitation for Rains Retreat

Saturday, 23rd July – Esala Full Moon Poya Day Programme

08:30 AM – Programme Starts / Observing Sill and Buddha Pooja
09:00 AM – Dana
09:30 AM – Meditation
10:30 AM – Dhamma Pada
11:15 AM – Buddha Pooja
11:30 AM – Dana & Rest
01:00 PM – Pirith Chanting
02:00 PM – Dhamma discussion
04:30 PM – Observing Five Precepts
05:00 PM – Buddha Pooja and Dhamma Sermon

I hope you will be able to attend these events.

Sukhi Hotu !

With […]

June 2016

Saturday, 25th June – Poson Full Moon Poya Day Programme

By |June 21st, 2016|

08:30 AM – Programme Starts / Observing Sill and Buddha Pooja
09:00 AM – Dana
09:30 AM – Meditation
10:30 AM – Dhamma Pada
11:15 AM – Buddha Pooja
11:30 AM – Dana & Rest
01:00 PM – Pirith Chanting
02:00 PM – Dhamma discussion
04:30 PM – Observing Five Precepts
05:00 PM – Buddha Pooja and Dhamma Sermon

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May 2016

Sri Lanka Flood Appeal

By |May 19th, 2016|

he torrential rains after months of drought has resulted in severe floods in almost 19 administrative districts in Sri Lanka, hampering the lived of thousands. The worst scenario had been the landslides in the mountain regions where still many lives are unaccounted for.

Heavy rains from Thursday 12th May pounded the central Sri Lankan region where at least three villages have already been swallowed by mountains of mud, forcing soldiers and police to suspend rescue work. At least 18 people are known to have been killed and hundreds are reported missing in the landslides so far.

Rescue work had resumed before fresh […]

Venerable Pitigala Gunarathana Thero

By |May 12th, 2016|

Dear Devotees and Friends in Dhamma,

This is to let you now that Venerable Pitigala Gunarathana Thero will be visiting the Vihara this Saturday and Sunday.

Venerable Gunarthana Thero is a very popular Thero delivering Sermons to depth of Dhamma. We hope you will be able to take benefit of his visit to the Vihara this weekend.

You can find many of the  Dhamma Sermons conducted by the Thero by following the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=pitigala+gunarathana+thero

We are hoping to organise a Dhamma Sermon or a Dhamma Discussion after the Vesak Lantern Making Workshop.

Date: Saturday, 14th May 2016

Time: 04:30 pm – 05:30 pm

Venue: Vihara

Medium: Sinhala Language
If you have any questions […]

March 2016

March Programme

By |March 1st, 2016|

Below is the programme of activities at the Vihara in March 2016.

February 2016

Mindfulness workshop at Cambridge University

By |February 18th, 2016|

Cambridge University Buddhist Society is organizing a Mindfulness Workshop this Sunday (21st February). It take place from 9 am to 5 pm in the Knights Room of Westcott House, Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BP.

This workshop will be an opportunity to learn mindfulness from an experienced teacher, Ven. Kamburawala Rewatha Thero from the Scotland’s Buddhist Vuhara. He has been teaching in the UK since 2002, and also acts as a Chaplain in the Glasgow University.

The event is free and open to all.

The program of the day is:
09:15 Introductions and a brief orientation to mindfulness and
format of the session
09:30 Raisin exercise followed […]