This year the traditional Vesak Festival (Vesakha Puja) will be observed at Aruna Ratanagiri Monastery on Sunday 15th May. All welcome. There will be two opportunities to participate. In the morning there will be the usual shared meal; it is recommended you try to be here by 10.15am with formal proceedings expected to begin in the dhamma hall around 10.30am. (PLEASE NOTE, for those of limited mobility, some parking will be available at Kusala Guest House.) After determining the 5 Precepts, the Paritta are to be chanted followed by a short Dhamma Talk. This will then be follow by the offering of the meal down at Mangala House (as at Songkran).
After the meal, at 1.30pm, there will be a circumambulation of the dhamma hall (N.B. NOT at the lake).
In the evening there will be the usual gathering for meditation, chanting and a dhamma talk. The program in the evening will start at 7pm.
Please see downloadable PDF of the day's program .