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03-05-2014 Dhamma School Programme
3PM-5PM: Children's Dhamma School Programme Every First Saturday ...

Upbringing Future Generation with Skills, Wisdom & Values, we organize this unique programme for our children in parallel to the UK National Education Curriculum objective of SMSC (Social-Moral-Spiritual-Cultural). New Students Now Enrol!...

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01-04-2014 Volunteers Refurbish Centre
Refurbishing Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Meditation Centre Project – Pace 01 - April 2014 ...

Long due refurbishments of the centre started due to the sincere support of our friends.. Every day we are finding challenges but dealing with blessings... Thank you for all your support!...

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2014 SRI LANKAN NEW YEAR
Sinhala & Hindu Sri Lankan New Year 2014 UK Auspicious Times ...

Auspicious Times (According to British Summer Time); Special Blessings Celebration with traditional customs and food at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre on Sunday 13th April. All are welcome!...

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06-04-2014 All Souls Day Remembrance
Special Offerings of Merits for All Souls at 11AM at Letchwroth ...

We invite you all to join to remember all our dear and near ones who are no longer with us. This day of remembrance and reflection will enable us to transfer good blessings, merits and energies to their good soul. This All Souls day is collective Community day traditionally being held annually. Food available to all! Remembrance pooja starts at 11AM on Sunday 06th April 2014...

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30-03-2014 Mothers Day Blessings Pooja
Meditation Blessings Reflection Evening Session for Our Beloved Mothers ...

Special Evening Pooja Blessings Meditation will be held to share our gratitude to our beloved Mothers on this Mothering Sunday 30th March 2014 at 6.30PM at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Community Centre. All are welcome!...

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23-03-2014 Bhante Samitha Birthday Blessings Pooja
Special Blessings Pooja to Commemorate Bhante Samitha's Birthday ...

All are welcome to meet at 11AM on Sunday 23rd March 2014 at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre to commemorate the Birthday of Bhante Samitha. Please dont bring anything. Your participation means much to us to strength our blessing ceremony....

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01-01-2014 Happy New Year
Special Blessings Pooja for a Healthy & Prosperous New Year ...

Special Pooja will take place at the centre for wishing a peaceful and prosperous New Year 2014 on Wednesday 01st January at 6PM at the Centre. All are kindly invited to share blessings at the dawn of the brand new year 2014!...

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20-12-2013 Donating Free Clothes to Children
Donating Free Clothes to Children for Dhamma School Uniforms ...

Clothes Appeal! Year End Festive Season Sharing! Let us get together to bring a dignified SMILE to a child in this year End festive season by contributing a small piece of cloth to a child for a dress....

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02-11-2013 Annual Kathina Ceremony Press Release
Devotees & Friends of Dhamma Nikethanaya Celebrated Community (Sangha) Day ...

Annual Kathina Ceremony of Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre was held on Saturday 02nd November 2013 at St Michael’s Church Hall in Letchworth Garden City with a large gathering of venerable monks and cosmopolitan members of community. This is the tenth consecutive Kathina Ceremony held by the Dhamma Nikethanaya Community....

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02-11-2013 Kathina Ceremony Community Day
Dhamma Nikethanaya Annual Kathina Ceremony Saturday 02nd November ...

You are co-cordially invited to our Annual Kathina Ceremony on Saturday 02 November 2013 from 9.30AM till 3PM held at St. Michael's Church Hall (Broadway, Letchworth SG6 3PQ). This community sangha day celebration is the highest Meritorious deed in the Buddhist Culture....

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06-10-2013 Reiki Treatment Sessions
Community Well-Being Open Sunday 06th October 2013 from 10AM till 2PM ...

We invite you to join us on this special session. Please contact us to arrange a time to make your treatment session more convenient. All are welcome....

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2013 Vassana Spiritual Rains Retreat Season
Dhamma Nikethanaya Annual Vassana (Spiritual Rains) Retreat Season from 21st July till 02 November ...

Annual Vassana (Spiritual Rains) Retreat 2013 for Three Months of Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Community commenced on 21st July until 02nd November. Kathina Ceremony will be held on Sunday 02nd November. All are Kindly invited to attend Meditation, Blessings Chanting, Daily Poojas & Dana activities during this Highest Blessed Season!...

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14-08-2013 Mr Kishan Chand Summan Remembrance
Mr Kishan Chand Summan Passed Away On Wednesday 14th August 2013 ...

Mr Kishan Chand Summan passed away peacefully in blessings on Wednesday 14th August 2013. We convey our heartfelt condolences in great remembrance to his family, wishing him everlasting happiness in Nibbana! Funeral will take place on Wednesday 21st August 2013 at 12:30PM. Centre will host a short remembrance by offering dana to Buddha & Bhikkhu Sangha on Wednesday 21st August 2013 at 11AM to mark the seventh day. May he attain supreme bliss of Nibbana! A candle is lit for him!...

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19-09-2013 Monthly One Day Meditation Retreat
7AM-9PM: Join Us to Practice Meditation on One Day Retreat on 19th September 2013 ...

Every Month on the Full Moon Day we observe a Day Retreat from 7AM till 9PM. Participants can come and go as time suits to them. We practice, Chanting, Silence, Mindfulness Meditation, Universal Compassion, Walking Meditation & Dhamma Discussions. We invite you to join us on this day of peace, happiness and well-being....

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02-11-2013 Letchworth Kathina Ceremony
Annual Kathina Ceremony Sangha (Community) Day Celerabtion of LDN-BCC ...

Kathina Ceremony is the third & the last Highest Ceremony Centre Calendar Year. Please Keep the Day Free. At the end of Rainy Season Meditation Retreat, Buddhists hosts The Annual Kathina Ceremony as a mark of gratitude to Venerable Monks by Offering Robes, Dana & Gifts to share Blessings & Merits. This is the Highly Blessed Merits Ceremony of Buddhist Tradition, could be held only once in a year. All Are Kindly Invite to BE part of this year ceremony of the centre....

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18-08-2013 Mindful Awakening Meet Up
2PM-3.30PM Meditation Flash Mob in Letchworth Garden City ...

With compassionate intention of promoting Mindfulness based Meditation locally, we organize this free meet up OUT DOOR MEDITATION meeting sessions in the heart of our town centre. We warmly welcome you to come and sit together in Meditation to promote the well-being of our community....

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18-08-2013 Mindfulness Meditation Seminar
4PM-6PM Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction & Present Developments of Mindfulness Meditation ...

To promote well being, we host three seminars in a year. In this seminar we elaborate the basic elements of MBSR and its effectiveness. Further we discuss much more than that one could achieve through Mindfulness Meditation. We welcome you to join in this inspiring dialogue....

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18-08-2013 Nikini Full Moon Day
9AM-7PM: August Full Moon Day Spiritual Practice ...

Nikini (August) Full Moon Day marks the sign of the completion of the first month of the Annual Four Months Retreat. We invite all our friends to join our day programme in order to celebrate our spiritual practice by further discerning the morality, genoricity and meditation wisdom...

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20-07-2013 Spiritual Rains Season Invitation
Invitation Ceremony to Vassana 2013 ...

This year Vassana (Rainy Retreat) Season will be from 20th July 2013 till 02nd November 2013. You can sponsor a week during the three month in order to gain meritorious blessings. You are co-cordially invited to participate to the opening ceremony and reserve the day in advance for the final celebration....

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22-06-2013 Poson Full Moon Celebration
Special POSON Full Moon Day Programme ...

A Special Day Retreat Programme will be held on Saturday 22nd June 2013 at Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre with observing higher morals (sil), practicing meditation (bhavana), sharing food (dana) and Dhamma talks from 9AM till 5PM. All are welcome to join!...

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26-05-2013 Buddha Day Celebration
Vesak Full Moon Sunday 26th May 2013 Buddha Day Celebration ...

Special Programme to Celebrate Vesak Buddha Day on Full Moon Sunday 26th May 2013 from 8AM till 5PM with Sil (Observing High Precepts) Programme, Dhamma Talk on Noble Search (Ariyaparyeshana Sutta), Meditation, & Blessings Pooja on 73 Knowledges of Lord Buddha All are welcome to practice Dhamma on this Highest Blessed Day....

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25-05-2013 Sangha Sabha UK Vesak Greetings
Wishing All A very Blissful Vesak Buddha Day 2557 / 2013 Celebration..! ...

All the members of Venerable Monks in all Sri Lankan Buddhist Temples in the United Kingdom wish all the Buddhists across the globe and all the in the whole universe (non-Buddhists who adore in this celebration of life of the Buddha), Peaceful, Joyful and Much Fulfilled a Celebration of Vesak 2557 B.C. / 2013 A.D....

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25-01-2013 Sri Lankan Sangha Sabha UK
General Meeting of Sri Lankan Sangha Sabha of Uinted Kingdom Held in Letchworth ...

General Meeting of Sri Lankan Sangha Sabha of the United Kingdom was held at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre on Friday 25th January 2013 and elected new official members for the period of 2557-2560 B.C. / 2013-2016 A.D. Next Meeting is on Saturday 29th June 2013 at East London Buddhist Vihara...

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24-05-2013 Meditation Retreat
One Day Retreat Programme With Meditation & Dhamma Discussions ...

On exact Vesak Full Moon Day Friday 24th May 2013 from 9AM till 5PM, we observe a day retreat with higher precepts, Meditation (Calming, Insight & Noble Silence) practice, Sutta (Original Teaching Scriptures) Discussion, Dhamma Talks and Blessings Chanting. All are welcome to share the blessings of this advantageous opportunity by participating....

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24-03-2013 MINDFULNESS CONFERENCE
Letchworth Meditation Seminar ...

A special Seminar will be held to introduce MINDFULNESS CONFERENCE 2013 on Sunday 24th March from 2PM till 5PM at St. Michael's Church Hall, Letchworth with rare presence of SCHOLARS. Objectives are to set up a circle of Mindfulness practitioners, crate a dialogue to broaden up the knowlege and make Mindfulness practice more eminant in our environments....

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25-01-2013 Sri Lankan Sangha Conference UK
Greetings from Sri Lankan Sangha Sabha UK ...

Sri Lankan Sangha Sabha UK wishes all a Very Peaceful & Happy New Year 2013. Next Meeting will be held on Friday 25th January 2013 at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya from 11AM till 3PM....

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26-01-2013 Duruthu Full Moon Day
Duruthu (January) Full Moon Day Dhamma Programme ...

A Special Dhamma Programme will be held on Saturday 26th January 2013 at the Centre from 9AM till 6PM in Conjunction with Duruthu (January) Full Moon Day. A Special Asseveration Pooja will be held at 5PM. Diner will be provided. All are welcome!...

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22-12-2012 Year End Blessings Ceremony
END of YEAR 2012 Blessings Chanting Ceremony ...

Special Blessings Chanting Ceremony was held to mark the END of YEAR 2012. Maha Pirith (Great Protective Discourses) with Dhamma Chakkkhapavattana Sutta was chanted to invoke the blessings to all....

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2012-2013 Seasonal Blessing Greetings
Seasonal Greetings with Blessings ...

We wish you all Very Happy Seasonal Festive Time with Noble Blessings of Lord Buddha, Dhamma & Sangha! May you all be blessed with Good Health, Prosperity & Success! May all be well & Happy!...

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12-06-2012 Bedford Buddhist Celebratory Reception
Bedford Buddhists Community Celebratory Reception ...

His Worshipful Mayor in Bedford Mr Dave Hodgson hosted a special celebratory reception in Borough Hall Council Chamber to appreciate the contributions of Venerable Akurala Samitha and the Buddhist Community in Bedford...

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