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22-10-2022 Letchworth Kathina Ceremony
Annual Kathina Ceremony Community Day 2022 at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Centre ...

At the end of Three Months Rainy Season Meditation Retreat, Buddhists hosts The Annual Kathina Ceremony as a mark of gratitude to Venerable Monks by Offering Robes, Atapirikara, Dana & Gifts to share Blessings & Merits with all. This is the Highly Blessed Merits Ceremony of Buddhist Tradition, could be held only once in a year. All Are Kindly Invite to BE part of this year ceremony of the centre....

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6PM Every Saturday Evening Bodhi Pooja Chanting
Every Saturday Evening Bodhi Pooja & Seth Pirith Protection Blessings Chanting ...

Regular Saturday Special Bodhi Pooja Dhamma Dana Programme. Join Online for our temple activities and programmes. You can get all the temple services like Bodhi Pooja, Birthday Blessings, Seth Pirith Chanting, Remembering Departed Loved Ones and Transferring Merits, Offering Dana Pooja, Pansukula funeral Services, Bana Desana (Dhamma Talks), Children Dhamma School, Adults Meditation. This service is even better as our loved ones can join from any parts of the world....

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10/17-09-2022 Binara Full Poya Day
Special Atavisi (28) Sam Buddha Pooja Blessings Ceremony ...

Binara (September) Full Moon Day marks the second month completion of the sacred vassana rains retreat season. Historically it commemorates the sacred day that the Buddhist Nun's Order (Bhikkhuni Sasana) was established. We observe this holy day with a special Atavisi Sam Buddha Pooja Blessings Programme on Saturday 17th September 2022 at 4.30PM. You can sponsor one of the 28 Sam Buddha Pooja by taking a Atapirikara or Sivuru (Robes). If you would like to take part, please contact the centre....

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08-09-2022 May HM The Queen Attain Nibbana!
Our Deepest Sympathies! Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) ...

We are mindful in solidarity with the waves after waves of nations' sorrow, over the loss of the rock, the Great Britain is built. The best of the world and the embodiment of humanity. Sending Our Deepest Sympathies! Rest In Peace!...

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10-09-2022 Dhamma School Programme
3PM-5PM: Children's Dhamma School Programme Every Saturday ...

Upbringing Future Generation with Skills, Wisdom & Values, we organize this unique programme for our children in parallel to the UK National Education Curriculum objective of SMSC (Social-Moral-Spiritual-Cultural). New Students Now Enrol!...

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10-07-/22-10-2021 Annual Vas Retreat Season
Ayan Vassana Kalo This is the Rains Retreat Season ...

This is the Annual Vassana Season (Three Months Rainy Retreat), holiest and most meritorios time. All are invited to participate this rare occation. You can sponsor any of the 12 week during this three months to gain highest blessings. If you would like to sponsor, please let us know....

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13-08-2022 Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
NIKINI (AUGUST) FULL DAY SIL PROGRAMME SPIRITUAL MEDITATION RETREAT PRACTICE ...

A Special Open Day to Practice Dhamma & Meditation. Nikini (August) Full Moon Day marks the sign of the completion of the first month of the Annual Four Months Retreat. We invite all our friends to join our day programme in order to celebrate our spiritual practice by further discerning the morality, generosity and meditation wisdom....

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10-07-2022 Esala Full Moon Day
Annual Invitation Ceremony for Vassana Three Months Spiritual Rains Retreat ...

This year Vassana (Rains Retreat) Season will be from 10th July 2022 till 22nd October 2022. You can sponsor a week during this three months holy period in order to share the noble merits and blessings of this sacred period. We will be hosting Special Blessings Pooja and protection chanting on every Saturday. You can sponsor any of these Saturday poojas....

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12-06-2022 Sri Lanka Urgent Appeal
Please help us to Send Those Essential Items Immediately to Sri Lanka ...

Due to economic crisis in Sri Lanka many children and pregnant mothers are facing life threatening circumstances in maternity at Rural Hospitals in Sri Lanka. We urgently need the following. Please kindly help to send those items immediately. You can directly order or drop them at our temple address. More Details Contact: 07944 13 53 14 or 07983 466 105 We hope to send as we receive the support. Our next deadline is Sunday 12th June....

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11-06-2022 Poson Full Moon Celebration
Special Meditation Retreat & POSON (June) Full Moon Day Programme ...

A Special Meditation Retreat & Blessings Pooja will be held on Saturday 11th June 2022 at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Meditation & Cultural Centre to mark the Poson Full Moon Day. Programme starts at 7.30AM and Finish By 5PM with Observing Sil, Meditation, Dhamma Talks, Discussions, Buddha Vandana, Bodhi Pooja, Children Programme and Blessings Protection Chanting. All are welcome to join....

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14-05-20122 Buddha Day Celebration
Vesak Full Moon Saturday 14th May 2022 Buddha Day Celebration ...

Special Programme to Celebrate Vesak Buddha Day on Full Moon Saturday 14th May 2022 from 7AM till 6PM with Sil (Observing High Precepts) Programme, Dhamma Talk on Noble Search (Ariyaparyeshana Sutta), Meditation, & Blessings Pooja on Atavisi Lord Buddhas. All are welcome to practice Dhamma on this Highest Blessed Day....

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26-03-2022 Special Dana Blessings Pooja
Merits Transfer to Late Parents & 50th Birthday Blessings to Venerable Bhante Akurala Samitha ...

A Special Dana Ceremony will be held on Saturday 26th March 2022 from 10AM till 3PM to Transfer Merits to Late Father Mr Sobhanahandi Siripala De Silva on 03rd Month and Late Mother Mrs Dedimuni Dasawathi Mendis on 6th Year and also to mark the 50th Birthday of Venerable Bhante Akurala Samitha. Over 30 monks are being invited to this graceful occasion and all are invited to participate. More details are please contact 07983 466 105 or 07944 13 53 14....

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27/20/13/06-03-2022 Mindfulness Meditation Webinar
Series of 04 Talks on Dependent Origination: Part One: Circle of Birth and Death in Mindfulness ...

Mindfulness Meditation Centre presents our next Online Webinar on Sunday 06th, Sunday 13th, Sunday 20th and Sunday 27th March 2022 at 7-9PM on Dependent Origination. This is the first talk on a series of four talks on Circle of Birth and Death. All are welcome to join. Registration may only necessary for those who are new to the centre and wish to receive updates....

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02-02-2022 Deepest Sympathies
7th Day Dhamma Sermon & Lunch Sanghika Dana Offering Special Ceremony ...

Special Dhamma Sermon on Tuesday 01st February 2022 at 7PM (Sri Lankan Time) 1.30PM (UK Time) & Lunch Dana Offering to Venerable Monks on Wednesday 02nd February 2022 at 11.15AM (Sri Lankan Time) 5.45AM (UK Time). To Transfer Merits to Loving Parents of Venerable Bhante Akurala Samitha. May Loving Father Mr S. H. Siripala De Silva & Mother Mrs Dedimuni Dasawathie Mendis Attain Supreme Bliss of Nibbana.! More Details Please contact: 07944 13 53 14 Updates will be available on our website too.....

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01-01-2022 Blessing A Very Happy New Year
You Can Sponsor Online Special Blessings Pooja for a Healthy & Prosperous New Year 2022 ...

Wish you all A Happy New Year..! Special Online Blessings Pooja will take place at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Meditation Centre for wishing a peaceful and prosperous New Year 2022 on Saturday 01st January at 6PM. Please Join on time from Zoom to Our Online Temple. All are kindly invited to share blessings at the dawn of the brand new year 2022! You can sponsor one of the 28 Buddha Pooja on this New Year Day Blessing....

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19-12-2021 Mindfulness Meditation Webinar
How to Overcome Distractions and Stay Focus through Mindfulness Meditation Practice ...

Mindfulness Meditation Centre presents our next Online Webinar on Sunday 19th December 2021 at 7-9PM on Mindfulness, Distractions & How to Improve the Quality Concentration. All are welcome to join. Registration may only necessary for those who are new to the centre and wish to receive updates....

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28-11-2021 Mindfulness Meditation Webinar
What is Your True Self? Mindfulness: Five Aggregates of Clinging ...

Mindfulness Meditation Centre presents our next Online Webinar on Sunday 28th November 2021 at 7-9PM on What is Your True Self? Mindfulness: Five Aggregates of Clinging. By Dr Kamal Witharana (MD, MSc, FRSPH, PTLLS, IfI). All are welcome to join. Registration may only necessary for those who are new to the centre and wish to receive updates....

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20-11-2021 Ill Full Moon Poya Day Blessings Pooja
Gratitude Sharing Blessing Pooja To Venerable Dickwelle Seelasumana Thero as he turns to Sri Lanka ...

We host a special blessings programme to appreciate the service rendered by Most Venerable Dickwelle Seelasumana Thero on Saturday 20th November 2021 at 6PM as he returns to Sri Lanka next week, after being a resident monks for nearly two years, especially at a very difficult time during the Covid-19 Pandemic period helping all our community. This is also to mark his birthday and Ill (November) Full Moon Poya Day. All are invited to join online and contribute as they like....

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07-11-2021 Kathina Ceremony Community Day
Highlights of Annual Kathina Ceremony Maha Pinkama Community Day Celebration ...

Thank you for Sponsoring, Supporting, Participating and thinking in solidarity with our Annual Kathina Maha Pinkama Community Day Celebration, Held at Garden City Academy, Letchworth Hosted By Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Meditation Centre on Sunday 07th November 2021. Bohoma Pin....

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07-11-2021 Letchworth Kathina Ceremony Programme
Annual Kathina Ceremony of Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Meditation Centre ...

At the end of Three Months Rainy Season Meditation Retreat, Buddhists hosts The Annual Kathina Ceremony as a mark of gratitude to Venerable Monks by Offering Robes, Dana & Gifts to share Blessings & Merits. This is the Highly Blessed Merits Ceremony of Buddhist Tradition, could be held only once in a year. All Are Kindly Invite to BE part of this year ceremony of the centre....

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05-11-2021 Ven Dr Murungasyaye Gnanissara Thera
Deepest Sympathies of Sri Lankan Sangha Sabha of United Kingdom ...

The Chief Incumbent of Jethawanarama in Paris, The Chief Judicial Prelate in France and Malwathu Chapter of the Shyamopali Maha Nikaya, former Senior lecturer at Vidyodaya Pirivena, Maligakanda, Rajakeeya Panditha Most Venerable Dr. Murungasyaye Gnanissara Nayaka Thera passed away in Sri Lanka on Friday 05th November 2021. May Most Venerable Nayaka Thera Attain Supreme Bliss of Nibbana.!...

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26-09-2021 Binara Poya Atavisi Pooja
Letchworth Vassana Pinkam Special Blessings on Three Months Rains Retreat 2021 ...

Binara Poya Full Moon Day marks the second month completion of three months Rainy Retreat (Vassana). A Special Atavisi Sam Buddha Pooja was held to share the blessings on Sunday 26th September 2021. This also made the first special pooja for the Special Karaduwa donated to the centre. May those blessings bring you all healing and wellbeing....

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24-07-2021 Annual Vas Season Invitation
Esala Full Moon Day Blessings, Chanting Dhamma Chakka Pavattana Sutta ...

This is the Annual Vassana Season (Three Months Rainy Retreat), holiest and most meritorios time. All are invited to participate this rare occation. You can sponsor any of the 12 week during this three months to gain highest blessings. If you would like to sponsor, please let us know....

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26-09-2021 Sacred Karaduwa Pooja
Marvellous Meritorious Deeds during the Vassana Spiritual Rainy Retreat Season ...

Special Pooja (offering) was made in loving memory of late Mr Upali Rohith Silva on 2nd Year Remembrance Merits Transfer by offering an elegant brass karaduwa for relics deposit and display to Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Meditation Centre on Sunday 26th September 2021 By Ms Rameshini Silva, Mrs Sandya Silva, Mr Umesh Silva and daughter Sankhi and family. May all rejoice this rare and blissful merits.!...

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16-07-2021 Deepest Sympathies Mrs Rathnawalie Dep
May Mrs Rathnawalie Dep Attain Supreme Bliss of Nibbana..! ...

It is with hardest feeling and sadness we share the loss of our devout devotee, Great Supporter and one of the very dedicated Founder Members, Mrs Rathnawalie Dep on Friday 16th July 2021 at the age of 85. Special Merits Transfer Ceremony was held on Monday 26th July 2021. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday 12th August 2021 at 2PM at Harwood Park Crematorium, Watton Rd, Stevenage SG2 8XT. All are welcome to join by appointment. For other information Please Contact Kushlani: 07721 595223...

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27-06-2021 Mindfulness Meditation Webinar
Finding true happiness within you. Positive Psychology & Mindfulness. ...

Mindfulness Meditation Centre presents our next Online Webinar on Sunday 27th June 2021 at 7-9PM on Finding true happiness within you: Positive Psychology & Mindfulness Meditation. By Dr Kamal Witharana (MD, MSc, FRSPH, PTLLS, IfI). All are welcome to join. Registration may only necessary for those who are new to the centre and wish to receive updates....

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26-06-2021 Poson Full Moon Celebration
Special Meditation Retreat & POSON Full Moon Day Programme ...

A Special Meditation Retreat & Blessings Pooja will be held on Saturday 26th June 2020 at Online Home Stay Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre to mark the Poson Full Moon Day. Programme starts at 6PM with Buddha Vandana, Bodhi Pooja, Dhamma Talk, Children Programme and Blessings Chanting. All are welcome to join Zoom Online Temple ID: 696 889 1414 Password: Dhamma...

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26-05-2021 Help A Family Covid-19 Pandemic
Donate A Food Parcel on Buddha Day Vesak Full Moon Poya Day to a Destitute Covid Family ...

Please help us to help those who are struggling and destitute with home quarantine due to the unprecedented surge of Covid-19 Pandemic in Sri Lanka. If you would like kindly to donate a parcel of food on this Vesak Sambuddha Day 26th May 2021, please either donate to the bank account details below or contact us. Thank you....

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12-06-2021 Bhakthi Gee Devotional Songs Programme
6PM - 8.30PM Wonderful Devotional Singing Meditation Blessings Healings Evening Saturday 12th June ...

A Very Special Programme with Vesak Bakthi Gee (Devotional Songs) on Saturday 12th June 2021. Programme will start at 6PM with pooja and actual devotional song programme starts at 7PM. All are welcome to join online....

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05-06-2021 Children Vesak Devotional Songs 6-8PM
Wonderful Devotional Song Offerings to Lord Buddha by Little Hearts of Our Children ...

A Very Special Programme with children's Vesak Bakthi Gee (Devotional Songs) on Saturday 05th June 2021. Programme will start at 6PM with pooja and actual devotional song programme starts at 7PM. All are welcome to join online....

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