Parinirvana Day

Sunday 17 February, 10.00am – approx 5.00pm

A day celebrating the Buddha’s Parinirvana, his final passing away. Led by Dharmada, Jayabodhi, Karunamani, Khemadana and Sarvapala.

Please feel free to bring photos of loved ones who have died in the past year or so to put on the shrine, so we can bear them in mind throughout the day.

No charge – please make a donation towards the running costs of the Buddhist Centre.

Programme

9.00am:     Meditation for Order Members
10.00am:   Doors open
10.15am:   Meditation
11.00am:   Tea
11.30am:   Talk – Dharmada: Living Well in the Light of Death, followed by discussion groups on the talk
1.00pm:     Lunch (please bring vegan or vegetarian food for to share)
2.00pm:     Activities: Study, Chanting, or Meditation with Readings
3.15pm:     Tea
3.45pm:     Puja remembering and celebrating the lives of those who have died in the last year
4.45pm approx: Clear-up and leave