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NC Buddhist Vihara

Kathina Ceremony 2019

Dear Devotees & Friends

As you know, this year Charlotte Sri Lankan community will be coordinating and organizing the Kathina ceremony which marks the end of the Vas Period.

As informed by Venerable Yatiyana Wajirapala, we would like to invite you all for Annual Robe Offering (Kathina Cheewara  Pooja) and Vap Poya  observance at the NC Buddhist Vihara on October 11th and 12, 2019.

Please sign-up for below events at your earliest to organize the events.

We are expecting about 10-12 priests for the ceremony. Please use following slots to signup your generous donation towards the expenses of the event to make it a success. Your donation will go towards robes, Prikara and to lay the concrete for driveway.

(For the concrete driveway, the estimated cost is $13000, and Katina organizing group will be donating $8000 towards it).

This year, each donor will have the opportunity to offer the robes to the respective priests during the ceremony.

Please click  Paypal or  visit http://ncbuddhisttemple.org/ donate section for all payment options to pledge your donations . We expect to have your donations collected by the first week of October. 

 Kathina Program

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

7: 00 pm Buddha Pooja & Chanting of Seth Pirith Traditional Blessings ceremony

8: 30 pm Dinner

October 12, 2019

6:30 am      Bringing the Katina Robe to the Temple

7:00 am      Buddha Puja

7:30 am      Heel Dana for Maha Sangha

8:15 am      Breakfast for all participants

10:00 am    Arrival of all members and other visitors

10:30 am    Katina Robe Procession

11:00 am    Buddha Puja by Ven. MahanamaThero

11:15 am    Offering of Katina Robe and Daval Dana for Maha Sangha

12:30 pm    Lunch for all Participants

1:30 pm      Offering of the Katina Robe, conducting of “Vinaya Kamma” (Chanting of Vinaya Formula)  Katinanisansa Dhamma Sermon for adults by Ven. Neluwakande Gnananada Nayaka thero   

1:30 PM      Dhamma Sermon for children (in English) By Pandith Warukandeniye Piyarathana Thero

2:30 pm      Gilanpasa Buddha Puja & sharing merits with departed ones

3:00 pm      Tea and the end of Katina Ceremony (Cleaning of the temple premises)

Date: 10/12/2019 (Sat.)

Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm EDT

Location: NC Buddhist Temple, 1017 Patterson Rd, Durham, North Carolina 27704

Created by:   NC Buddhist Vihara
 

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AVAILABLE SLOT
Monetary Contributions - $50
 
  3 slots filled - more available
Manel Liu
BUNMI FATOYE-MATORY
Thisara Walpita
 
Monetary Contributions - $100
 
  38 slots filled - more available
solomon & padmini perera
The Jayasooriyas
The Jayasooriyas
Saman & Dayani
Suramya/Lalith Perera
Pushpa Wijewickrema
Dileka Abeysinghe Tharaka Samarakoon
Puthula & Udayangika
Reshan & Geetha Fernando
Eranda & Malshani Sooriyabandara
Prabath & Lakshika Kuruwita Arachchi
Malaka & Thamara Pathirana
Mahinda & Darshani Jayakody
Gayathri & Chamindu Liyanapatirana
Suranga & Chalani Gunerathne
Udaya & Kumudu
Thimi & Ravi Wijesekera
Kumara Withana Arachchige
Deepal & Chani Premasinghe
Ajith / Vajira
Upul / Priyangani
Ranil Basnayake
Janani Pierce
Rasika & Ishani Padmaperuma
Jurgen Henn
Leonie & Dasun Fernando
Chanaka & Indika Liyana Arachchi
Subash & Dulmini
Sithara Godewatta
Dulanjie & Sathya Amarasekara
Mulgama Family
Nisansala Lathpandura
Dilini Senthur
Nipuna & Upeksha Senaviratna
Chathurika Wijewardana
Senaka Jayakody
Asanka And Shri
Thusitha Dissanayake (2)
 
Monetary Contributions - Other $ Amount
 
  205 slots filled - more available
D.N.A & D
$150
Ushan & Charmie Subasinghe
$250
Nitchiko & Nandini Berugoda
$500
Shoua & Andrea Liu
$250
Imalka Perera
Nalin & Imalka Perera $750
Chandrika Ediriwickrema (200)
 
Seth Pirith Desana (Friday, October 11th - 7pm) - Co-ordinator (Charlotte community)
 
  53 slots filled - more available
Niroshana Jayatilaka (3)
Isuru Wijesundara (5)
Sampath Siriwardena (5)
solomon & padmini perera (2)
Pushpa Wijewickrema
Ushan & Charmie Subasinghe (2)
Prabath & Lakshika Kuruwita Arachchi (4)
Malaka & Thamara Pathirana
Mahinda & Darshani Jayakody (4)
Udaya & Kumudu (2)
Ajith / Vajira (2)
Sihani Alahakoon (4)
Rasika & Ishani Padmaperuma
Subash & Dulmini (2)
Leonie & Dasun Fernando (3)
Mulgama Family (2)
Ranil Basnayake (4)
Eranda & Malshani (2)
Asanka And Shri (2)
Mangala Padmasiri (2)
 
Heel Dana/Breakfast for Maha Sangha and attendees - Co-ordinator Kumudini Atukorala
 
  37 slots filled - more available
solomon & padmini perera (2)
Pushpa Wijewickrema
Ushan & Charmie Subasinghe (2)
Kiribath for 50
Prabath & Lakshika Kuruwita Arachchi (4)
Malaka & Thamara Pathirana (2)
Mahinda & Darshani Jayakody (4)
Isuru Wijesundara (5)
Niroshana Jayatilaka (3)
Sampath Siriwardena (5)
Leonie & Dasun Fernando (3)
Suranga & Chalani Gunerathne (4)
Asanka And Shri (2)
 
Vegetable Fried Rice (4) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Priyan & Anjali Samarakoon (2)
SK & DR Ranasinghe
Nitchiko & Nandini Berugoda
 
White Rice (2) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Priyangani Denuwara (2)
 
Fish curry (5) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Samantha Senevirathne
Sherman Wijesinghe
Ranil Basnayake
Nalin Perera
Mahinda & Darshani Jayakody
 
Polos (5) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
A Wijesiriwardana
Puthula & Udayangika
Ajith / Vajira
Niroshana Jayatilaka
Puthula & Udayangika
 
Dhal Curry (5) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
A Wijesiriwardana
Udaya & Kumudu
Nandanee Wijesekera
Ajith / Vajira
Subash & Dulmini
 
Ala Theldala (5) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Lakal and Anoja Nanayakkara (2)
for 50
Mahesh & Dinusha
Madusha Perera
Asanka And Shri
 
Green Bean Curry (5) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Priyangani Denuwara
Leonie & Dasun Fernando (2)
Dilini Senthur
Isuru Wijesundara
 
Cashew Curry (5) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Suramya/Lalith Perera
Jagath Gamage
Saman & Dayani
Nipuna & Upeksha Senaviratna
Ari & Kumari Dissanayake
 
Salad (cucumber, tomato, bell pepper, onion) (4) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Caitlin Davies
I can bring 2 large bowls of salad
Dinesh Dharmapriya
Nisansala Lathpandura
Audrey Michelle
 
Batu Moju (4) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Nitchiko & Nandini Berugoda
Sampath Siriwardena (3)
 
Cutlets (5) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Mohan & Chathurani Samarawickrama (2)
Sithara Godewatta
Thisara Walpita
Eranda & Malshani
 
Papadam (5) - 25 servings
 
  3 of 5 slots filled
Priyan & Anjali Samarakoon
Nipuna & Upeksha Senaviratna (2)
 
Pudding (4) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Roshan Lenora
Caramel Pudding
Deepthi Gunawardena (2)
Dulanjie & Sathya Amarasekara
 
Fruit Salad (4) - 25 servings
 
  2 of 4 slots filled
Harsha Bernard
We will bring Fruit salad for 25 to 30 people
Dinesh Dharmapriya
 
Cake (evening tea) (4) - 25 servings
 
  All slots filled
Kumara Withana Arachchige
Jurgen Henn
Chanaka & Indika Liyana Arachchi
Thisara Walpita
 
Crackers & Cheese (4) - 25 servings
 
  1 of 4 slots filled
Gayathri & Chamindu Liyanapatirana
 
Water bottles (4) - small bottle(8oz) - 50 bottles
 
  3 of 4 slots filled
Suranga & Chalani Gunerathne (3)
 
Hot Beverage Cups (4) - small one - 8oz, 50 each
 
   
Dessert Bowls(paper) (4) - Small Size - 50 each
 
  All slots filled
Bupathi Dissa (4)
all together there are 240
 
Paper Towels (3) - count 4
 
   
Plastic Cutlery(Forks/Spoon) (4) - 50 count
 
  All slots filled
Jurgen Henn
Bupathi Dissa (3)
All together there are 200 forks and 200 spoons
 
Large Paper Plates(hard ones) (3) - 100 each
 
  All slots filled
Suranga & Chalani Gunerathne (3)
 
  
RSVP RESPONSES
Responses:     Yes: 63     No: 9     Maybe: 6    

Guest Count:    Confirmed: 185     Maybe: 12

YES (63) -  

Thusitha Dissanayake (3 guests)

Mangala Padmasiri (2 guests)

Chandrika Ediriwickrema (2 guests)

Senaka Jayakody (2 guests)

Bupathi Dissa (2 guests)

Thisara Walpita (3 guests)

Asanka And Shri (2 guests)

Priyantha Fernando (2 guests)

Ari & Kumari Dissanayake (4 guests)

Puthula & Udayangika (1 guest)

Nipuna & Upeksha Senaviratna (4 guests)

Dilini Senthur (4 guests)

Audrey Michelle (1 guest)

Nisansala Lathpandura (1 guest)

Eranda & Malshani (2 guests)

Nitchiko & Nandini Berugoda (2 guests)

Dinesh Dharmapriya (3 guests)

Mulgama Family (2 guests)

Dulanjie & Sathya Amarasekara (4 guests)

SK & DR Ranasinghe (2 guests)

Subash & Dulmini (2 guests)

Chanaka & Indika Liyana Arachchi (2 guests)

Leonie & Dasun Fernando (3 guests)

Jurgen Henn (1 guest)

Mahesh & Dinusha (2 guests)

Chaminda Perera (5 guests)

Rasika & Ishani Padmaperuma (2 guests)

Sithara Godewatta (3 guests)

Madusha Perera (4 guests)

Lakal and Anoja Nanayakkara (2 guests)

Sihani Alahakoon (4 guests)

Ranil Basnayake (4 guests)

Upul / Priyangani (5 guests)

Sherman Wijesinghe (4 guests)

Ajith / Vajira (2 guests)

Kumara Withana Arachchige (4 guests)

Thimi & Ravi Wijesekera (1 guest)

Nandanee Wijesekera (1 guest)

Udaya & Kumudu (3 guests)

Suranga & Chalani Gunerathne (4 guests)

Gayathri & Chamindu Liyanapatirana (3 guests)

Roshan Lenora (5 guests)

Mahinda & Darshani Jayakody (4 guests)

Malaka & Thamara Pathirana (2 guests)

Prabath & Lakshika Kuruwita Arachchi (4 guests)

Eranda & Malshani Sooriyabandara (2 guests)

Reshan & Geetha Fernando (2 guests)

Puthula & Udayangika (3 guests)

A Wijesiriwardana (8 guests)

Jagath Gamage (1 guest)

Harsha Bernard (2 guests)

BUNMI FATOYE-MATORY (4 guests)

Ushan & Charmie Subasinghe (2 guests)

Pushpa Wijewickrema (1 guest)

Samantha Senevirathne (4 guests)

Priyan & Anjali Samarakoon (5 guests)

Caitlin Davies (1 guest)

Sampath Siriwardena (5 guests)

Isuru Wijesundara (5 guests)

Mohan & Chathurani Samarawickrama (5 guests)

Niroshana Jayatilaka (3 guests)

solomon & padmini perera (3 guests)
Manel liu

Priyangani Denuwara (5 guests)

NO (9) +  

MAYBE (6) +  


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