When: Every Poya Day
Where: No 30/90P, Longdon Place, Colombo 7
For: For Adults
Time: 8 am – 4 pm
Medium: Sinhala for Adults | English for Kids
|January (Duruthu Poya)||6th Fri|
|February (Navam Poya)||5th Sun|
|March (Medin Poya)||6th Mon|
|April (Bak Poya)||5th Wed|
|May (Vesak Poya)||5th Fri|
|June (Poson Poya)||3rd Sat|
|July (Adhi Esala Poya)||3rd Mon|
|August (Esala Poya)||1st Tue|
|August (Nikini Poya)||30th Wed|
|September (Binara Poya)||29th Fri|
|October (Vap Poya)||28th Sat|
|November (Il Poya)||26th Sun|
|December (Unduwap Poya)||26th Tue|
|5:30 AM||Kiripidu Puja, Hevisi Puja and Vandana|
|7:00 AM||Break – Refreshments|
|8:00 AM||Dhamma Sermon|
|10:30 AM||Buddha Puja and Lunch Dana|
|10:30 AM||Buddha Puja|
|11:00 AM||Lunch Dana|
|12:30 PM||Chanting & sharing merits|
|1:00 PM||Dhamma Sermon|
|4:00 PM||Merit Sharing and Conclusion|
Frequently asked questions
We offer meals and drinks to all the participants at our day-long events. If you have any special dietary needs, we ask that you bring food for yourself that doesn’t need to be refrigerated or heated as kitchen space is limited.
No. It is beneficial to wear white, but not essential. Some people wear a white shirt and any color pants. Traditionally, people often wear a white piece of cloth over their left shoulder and pinned together at the waste under the right arm.
Fruit juice, water, sugar, honey, rock candy. Tea and coffee can be taken without milk.
Try and sleep on the simplest bed possible, using the most basic bedding you have. It is good if you can put the mattress on the floor.
Simply take the five precepts on your own.
If you have any questions before you come, you can contact us. During the retreat you can speak to one of the nuns or volunteers.