• Do not dwell on the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

Grand Sri Lankan New Year Festival at Vihara

Date: Sunday, April 14th

Vihara members have taken all steps to hold a grand Sri Lankan New Year festival at the Vihara on Sunday, April 14th.


  • 8:15 am: The event begins with the auspicious ritual of boiling milk followed by the morning Puja.
  • 8:30 am: අලුත් අවුරුදු කෑම මේසය: New Year breakfast table for all prepared by the Vihara members
  • 9:00 am: Children’s dramas and performances. Each class will present a performance, including a Sinhala drama by the students of the two advanced classes.
  • 10:00 am: Musical performances by the children and teachers of the music classes.
  • 10:30 am: දරුවන් විසින් දෙමාපියන්ට බුලත් දීම.
  • 10:40 am: හිසතෙල් ගෑම.
  • 11:00 am: Registration and children’s outdoor games begin.
  • 1:00 pm: Lunch (Pali Silva will cater lunch boxes with rice and several curries, fruits, and ice cream for $10 per box.)
  • 2:00 pm: Children’s and adults’ games continue.
  • 3:30 pm: Tea and snacks.
  • 4:00 pm: Winners and all participating children receive gift cards offered by Dr. Deva and Dr. Lilani family.

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