Fund Raising Dinner
A fund raising dinner was held on Saturday 14 July 2018 at the Vihara which was organised by the London Buddhist Vihara
co-ordinating committee. Over 400 visitors were entertained to a delicious authentic Sri Lankan cuisine which was prepared in house by the coordinators and helpers. Many of the visitors were from the local community who had the chance to visit the vihara and be informed of the classes and facilities provided.
Poson Celebration 2018
The Full Moon Day of June commemorates the beginning of the propagation of Buddhism under Emperor Asoka of India in the 3rd century BCE, and marks the introduction of the Buddha Dhamma to Sri Lanka by Arahat Mahinda in 246 BCE. This unique and historical event was celebrated at the London Buddhist Vihara on Sunday, 1 July 2018.
The programme commenced in the morning with the monks of the Vihara adminstering the eight precepts for those wished to observe. The afternoon session commenced with a panel discussion.
The celebration closed with Bakthi Gee (devotional songs) sung by the children of the Rahula Dhamma School (Sunday School) of the London Buddhist Vihara
Pictures by Tissa Madawela
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