Lunar New Year Blessing occassion / Songkran (Water festival) at OBV

Date April 20,2008
Time 9:30am to 2pm

The Oxford Buddha Vihara, 33 Cherwell Drive, Marston, Oxford, OX3 0NB


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Organised by Oxford Buddha Vihara

Part I 09.30 – Arrival at the Mortimer Hall 10:15 – Welcome address by Dr Kyaw Thinn 10.30 – Lighting candles; pay homage to the Triple Gem 11.00 – Monks going alms-round and per taking their meal 11.20 – Lunch for the laity Entertainment – Thai Traditional Dance, presented by Oxford Housewives Part II 12.30 – Requesting the Five Precepts from Phra Ajahn Anand Nandamedho, Wat Buddharam, London. 13.00 – Sermon (English) Ven. Dr. Panyawamsa, Secretary of the Oxford Buddha Vihara Sermon (Burmese) Tripitakadhara Sayadaw U Gandhamalalankara, Oxford Buddha Vihara Sermon (Thai) Phramaha Somchai Cittagutto, Abbot, Wat Buddharam, London. 13.30 – Offering robes and other requisites to monks in memory of the departed relatives Sharing merit led by Ajahn Phramaha Somchai Cittagutto, Abbot Wat Buddharam, London. Vote of thanks by Dr. Kyaw Thinn, OBV Trustee Vote of thanks in Thai by Mrs. Sa-ang Florin, OBV Trustee 14.00 – Bathing Rite for the Buddha statue and Monks Entertainment by the Shan Cultural Association _UK