International Vesak Celebration

From June 01, 2019 9:00 am until 5:00 pm


United Sangha Council is celebrating Vesak Day at DNKL.  Join our fellow Buddhists from across NY, NJ and New England area, representing many different cultures and traditions, as we celebrate the Birth, Enlightenment, and Passing of the Load Buddha.

Schedule of events:
9.00 Observing Five Precepts and Meditation with monks from participating countries

10.20 History Exhibition
10:30 Pindapatha (offering of alms to monks)
11:00 Buddha Puja Ceremony
11.30 Dana for monks and Lunch for all participants
12.30 Vesak Parade with Drums, Statues, Flags
1.30 Bathing of baby Buddha/exhibition of relics started and continued
1.35 Moment of silence and dedication of merits to the victims of tragedies
1.40 Cultural Event with musical and Dance Performances from participating countries
4.00 Meditation for World Peace
4.30 Conclusion and Clean up

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