Buddha Day Festival: What the Buddha attained, we too can attain
The LBC’s key festival celebrating the Buddha’s attainment of Enlightenment. Join us to explore this attainment through talks, reflection, meditation and ritual.
This day is the culmination of the Buddha Day Fringe, a week of events focused on the Buddha.
Programme for the day:
9.15am Buddhanusati for Mitras who have asked for ordination & Order member's
10am Doors open - All welcome
Doors close at 10.15am for a silent morning of meditation, chanting and readings evoking the days and hours before the Buddha's Enlightenment. The whole morning will be spent in the shrine room including the serving of tea and snacks, and listening to the LBC Choir. Doors will open again at 1pm for lunch at 1.15pm.
1.15pmLunch is served
Doors close at 2.30 to continue the afternoon of practice. There will be meditation, readings, chanting, tea and rice pudding. Doors will open again at 4.30pm for the talk at 4.45pm.
4.45pm The Story of the Buddha’s Awakening - Talk by Ratnaprabha
6pm Supper in The Larder
7pm Puja with Mitra ceremonies