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July 21, 2017
2017 Vass Aradhana at Letchworth Buddhist Temple
The traditional "Vass Aradhana" for Venerable Monks to observe Vass season (Retreat for Ven. Monks) was held at 6.00 p.m. on Sunday, 8th July 2017 at The Letchworth Buddhist Temple. This year the ceremonial Vass Aradhana, (invitation to the Ven. Monks to observe retreat) was carried out by Mr. Lal Perera & Mrs. Manori Pathiranage, Mr. & Mrs. Kamal and Imalka Wijesuriya, Mr. & Mrs. Nadun and Neranji, and Mr. Mahesh and Family and their families and friends. The invitation was kindly accepted by The Chief incumbent of the Letchworth Temple Ven. Dediyawala Wimala Thero, and Ven. Sooriyawewa Kusala Thero.

The evening Buddha Pooja, chanting of seth pirith and invoking merits to all was carried out with the leadership of Ven. Dediyawala Wimala Maha Thero. and Ven. Sooriyawewa Kusala Thero. The ceremony was well attended by the devotees and friends of the Letchworth Temple.

During the Vass season, the Ven. Monks will be carrying out special evening Buddha Pooja, Dhamma sermons and Chanting Seth Pirith every Saturday evening at 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. The poojs are available to any devotees, families, and friends to sponsor. Please contact the temple to reserve a Saturday. The last Pooja will be held on Saturday, 14th October 2017 and the Katina Ceremony will be on Saturday, 21st October 2017. All are welcome to attend these meritorious services.
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