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Events for month of January 2014

Date

Event

1st (New Year)

10.00am - 11.00am : There will be a Bodhi Puja, Pirith Chanting for Blessing & Milke Rice serving for all the lay people. All are welcome. 

 

 
   
  click here to see the news paper article about the vihara published in Sri Lanka 

Click here to See U-Tube Video of the book launch organized  by Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC.  A  Book about Sri Lanka and Kandy Esala Perahera

Books  

Readings

 

 
World Buddhist Directory
World Buddhist Directory
 

 

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Article: Festival of New Begining (Year Year) by Swarna Wickremeratne )

 

 

    
   
Three Parittas
  Audio Library

Dimensions of Buddha's Teachings by Ven. Bhikku Bodhi

What is Katina Ritual (offering of the robe). Published by Swarna Wickremeratne, Loyola University Chicago
Author of the book: Buddha in Sri Lanka. Click here for more...

As a mother would risk her own life to protect her only child, even so towards all living beings one should cultivate a boundless heart. - Karaniya Metta Sutta.

Endeavoring to share the knowledge of the Dhamma of the Buddha, the Washington Buddhist Vihara, from it is very inception, has supported a policy that goes beyond ethnic and cultural boundaries. Though people of many nationalities frequent the Vihara, all regular services are conducted in the English language. This policy has greatly aided the introduction of Buddhism to the USA. In fact, almost one half of the Washington Buddhist Vihara Society's membership is made up of local Americans. As there are no language barriers, visitors and devotees who speak different languages feel quite at home at the Vihara. There is always some one to talk to. 

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