Vas Aradhana Ceremony Invitation to Monks to Three Months Rains Retreat

Esala Full Moon Day Blessings, Chanting Dhamma Chakka Pavattana Sutta

This is the Annual Vassana Season (Three Months Rainy Retreat), holiest and most meritorios time. All are invited to participate this rare occation. You can sponsor any of the 12 week during this three months to gain highest blessings. If you would like to sponsor, please let us know.

Esala Full Moon Day Vas Aradhana Pinkama

Traditional Invitation Ceremony for

Annual Three Months Rains Retreat 2021

At Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Meditation Centre

A blissful ceremony was held to observe the significances of Esala (July) Full Moon Poya Day at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist meditation Centre on Saturday 24th July 2021.

The Traditional Invitation was respectfully offered to Most Venerable Monks at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Centre to observe the Annual Three Months Spiritual Retreat 2021.

Most Venerable Monks Chanted the First Discourse delivered By the Blessed One, Dhamma Chakkhapavattana Sutta together with a special blessings pooja and gave Dhamma Talks both in Sinhala & English explaining the significances of the Esala Full Moon Poya Day and Vas Aradhana (Invitation to Three Months Retreat).

The Main Sponsors for This Year Vas Invitation and Kathina Ceremony 2021 were

  • Mrs Srima Kadurugamuwa, Mr Nuwan & Mrs Chopana Kadurugamuwa and family.
  • Mr Deshan & Mrs Nishani De Silva and Family.
  • Mr Dushantha & Mrs Erandi Gunasekara and family.
  • Mr Yohan & Mrs Ashana Dharmathilake and family.

Most Reverend Dr Dato Sumana Siri Nayaka Thera of Singapore & Malaysia, Most Venerable Dickwelle Seelasumana Nayaka Thera & Most Venerable Akurala Samitha Thera attended the ceremony and proceeded to observe the three months rains retreat (vassana) at the vihara (centre).

Devotees are welcome to participate weekly Special Pooja, Chanting Protection Blessings (Seth Pirith), Monthly Full Moon Day Programmes, Meditation Retreats, Dhamma Talks and many more blissful ceremonies during this Holy Three Months.

Devotees can sponsor one of the 12 weeks of the three months. Suggested Donation to support temple and monks’ welfare for a week is £100/= (you can contribute more or less as you like). If you wish to sponsor any of the week, please contact the vihara (centre).

Mobile: 07983 466 105



Our Annual Kathina Ceremony is on Sunday 07th November 2021 at 10AM. All are invited to keep the day free and participate. More details please visit our website.

May the Noble Triple Gem Bless you all..!     


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