Published: 24 May 2016
This year's Wesak Day ( Buddha Day ) was celebrated on May the 22nd Sunday with a full days programme of religious activities at the London Buddhist Vihara. The programme included Buddha Vandana, Dhamma Sermons, Dhamma Discussions, Dhana for the Monks, Upasakas and the Upasikas, Meditation sessions, programme of Devotional Songs and a key note speech on Mindfulness by Professor Jeffrey Hunt, of University of Surrey . A large number of devotees from various communities participated. More than 200 devotees observed the Eight Precepts, Ata Sil, instead of the daily 'pan sil' – the Five Precepts.Read more ...