Blessing Service on Jan. 1st: Photos and Slides

Tuesday, January 1st at 6:00 p.m.

The Vihara held the traditional New Year blessing service on the 1st of January, 2019, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. A large crowd of Vihara members and friends attended the ceremony.

After the Puja, the participants watched a slide presentation of Vihara progress in 2018. Next, Ven. Nanda, Rahula, and Sirirathana Theros chanted Maha Paritta, tied blessing strings, and gave the blessed water.

You can see the slide show here:

We, the resident monks, would like to appreciate the support you provided to us in 2018. the Vihara continued to progress steadily during the last year thanks to your kindness and generosity. With your support, we are expecting similar or better progress in 2019.

Bhikkhus of the Vihara