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Blessing Service for the New Year 2024

Dear Friends in the Dhamma,

On January 1st, 2024, Florida Buddhist Vihara has planned to perform the traditional Kiribath (milk rice) Buddha-Pooja followed by the chanting of Dhamma Chakkappavattana sutra to bless you all, once again, for the new year. We kindly invite you to attend the above blessing ceremony.


09.00 a.m.     Arrival of devotees

09.30 a.m.     Offering of milk rice & Gilanpasa

10.00 a.m.     Brief Dhamma sermon (English)

10.30 a.m.     Chanting of Pirith (Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta)

11.15 a.m.     Offering of the Buddha-Pooja

11.30 a.m.     Offering of Dana (alms) to the monks

11.35 a.m.     Serving of refreshments to participants

12.15 p.m.     Distribution of chanted threads and blessed water

We kindly inform you that chanted threads and blessed water will be made available later for those devotees who would find it inconvenient to attend the ceremony.

We also kindly request devotees to provide flowers incense, T light candles and fruit juice for the Buddha-Pooja.

In addition, we will appreciate your contributions in terms of disposable plates, paper-cups, paper-plates, small water bottles, milk rice, chili paste (Lunumiris) and other Sri Lankan delicacies appropriate for the occasion.


The link for virtual participation in the program



May the Triple Gem bless you !

With Metta,

Florida Buddhist Vihara

The event is finished.


Jan 01 2024


9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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