THAI NEW YEAR (SONGKRANT) CELEBRATION
SUNDAY 15th APRIL 2018
THE BUDDHAPADIPA TEMPLE
14 Calonne Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 5HJ
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The Buddhapadipa Temple and the Young Buddhist Group of the UK will celebrate Thai New Year (Songkrant) on Sunday 15th April 2018. This is an annual celebration. The religious ceremony will be performed throughout the day. In order to make the day much more enjoyable there will be 25 Thai food, Thai groceries and souvenirs stallholders on sale all day. There will also be the Thai Cultural Shows and Miss Songkran Contests.

PROGRAMME
09.30am People gathering in the Temple basement
10.00am Thai Ambassador lights candles and incense-sticks
Paying homage to the Triple Gem, taking Five Precepts
Dhamma talk by the senior Incumbent
10.45 am Chanting “JAYAMANGALA GATHA” by venerable monks
-Alms-giving ceremony (non-perishable food)
11.00 am Offering lunch to the venerable monks
01.00 pm Cultural performances on stage
01.30pm Memorial services for the departed friends and relatives
05.00 pm Closed

All are cordially welcome. Please bring your friends along. If you are unable to come but willing to support the temple, please make a cheque payable to the Buddhapadipa Temple and send your cheque to the Temple at the above address. Thank you so much for your kind support and generous donation. All proceeds go to the Temple Fund.

THE BUDDHAPADIPA TEMPLE
The Young Buddhist Group of the UK
Tel: 020 8946 1357 Fax: 020 8944 5788
www.watbuddhapadipa.org (English)
www.padipa.org (Thai)

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