International Buddha Day Festival

Saturday 9th May 2020 - Sunday 10th May 2020
7:00am - 1:00am

Led by The College of Public Preceptors

An In-Person Event

On the 9th of May you are invited to join us in a celebration of Buddha Day – the festival of the Buddha’s enlightenment.

The Dublin Buddhist Centre will be taking part in this international programme throughout the weekend.

There will be a global wave of dharma practice and inspiration, from New Zealand to the Americas, so that as many people as possible can join in over nearly 24 hours.

It features meditations, talks, Q&A and pujas, led by members of the College of Public Preceptors, the international body that oversees the Triratna Buddhist Community, and friends from all around the world.


Schedule of Events:

7:00am: Welcome to Buddha Day with Ratnadharini.

7:30am: Recollection of the Qualities of the Buddha led by Purna from New Zealand.

8:30am: Puja led by Siladasa, Maitripala from Melbourne, Australia.

11:00am: Talk given by Subhuti ‘ The Buddha and the Attadanda Sutta’

2:30pm: Buddhanusati – Recollection of the Qualities of the Buddha led by Adityabodhi from India.

4:00pm: Seven-fold Puja led by Kulanandi, Paramachitta from Mainland Europe

7:00pm: Buddha Day Question Time with Saddhaloka and Saddhanandi from Adhisthana, U.K.

9:00pm: Symposium on short talks with translation and a Three-fold Puja led by Public Preceptors in Mexico.

12:00am: Talk by Viveka ‘The Buddha as a Social Revolutionary’ from San Francisco, USA.

1:00am: Closing Ritual & Short Meditation led by Viradhamma from San Francisco, USA.


To join in with all these events, see the International Buddha Day Page.

Also on Sunday 10th May at 11am, you can join Pavara and Atulyamitra here for a special Buddha Day puja.


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