Vass Aradhana at Letchworth Buddhist Temple - United Kingdom
Letchworth Buddhist Temple
Published: 05 Aug 2013
The traditional вЂњVass Aradhana" for Venerable Monks to observe Vass season (Retreat for Ven. Monks) was held at 7.00 p.m. on Sunday, 21st July 2013 at the Letchworth Buddhist Temple.
This year the ceremonial Vass arhadhana (invitation to the Ven. Monks to observe retreat) was carried out by Dr.and Mrs. Srikantha Dias, Mr. and Mrs. Nimal Dayarathna and Dr. Yassasiri Rajapakse from Bedford. The invitation was kindly accepted by The Chief incumbent of the Letchworth Temple Ven. Dediyawala Wimala Thero and Ven. Mathugama Palitha Thero.The evening Buddha Pooja, chanting of The Dhammachakka Suthrya and invoking merits to all was carried out with the leadership of Ven. Dediyawala Wimala Thero. and Ven. Mathugama Palitha Thero. Ven. Mathugama Palitha Thero delivered a sermon highlighting the importance of observing the Vass season.The ceremony was well attended by the devotees and friends of the Letchworth Temple.