Kathina celebrations 2023 at Harnham will take place on Sunday, 5th of November, beginning at 10am with the rice alms round.
This years' occasion is being organized by Khun Jeab and Sun Ye. All are welcome. Feel free to bring friends and family!
For those who wish, there are many ways to be involved, from bringing food and other offerings or donations, to helping with practical matters on the day, such as washing up and car parking. If you have any questions about how to get involved or help out please contact Khun Jeab under 07919032759. Or just come and join in.
Parking will be in the monastery lake car park and in a neighbour's field, with limited disabled parking in Kusala House car park.
Please follow the parking marshal's directions for parking and dropping off food.
9.30 - 10 am - Arriving (for anyone requiring 'assisted parking', please be here by 9.45 am at the latest)
10.20 am - Formal Offering of the Food to the Bhikkhu sangha. (Cooked food to be placed on the tables provided).
10.30 am - Offering of rice to the sangha on alms round. (All invited to join in). The sangha will then partake of the other food offerings.
10.45 am - Shared meal for all. (Children will go through first).
12.45 pm - Assemble in the Dhamma Hall for the afternoon's proceedings.
1.00 pm - Requesting the Five Precepts/ Paritta Chanting/ Formal Offering of the Kathina Robe/ Dhamma Talk