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Oxford Buddha Vihara Kathina Ceremony

Dear Dhamma Friends,

We wish to cordially invite you to join us in performing meritorious deeds at the annual robe-offering ceremony, Kathina, of the Oxford Buddha Vihara. There are 7 monks dwelling at the OBV for this vasa retreat. We will be organising the event at the OBV Forest of Dean and you are invited to attend the ceremony in person or join online.  

Sunday 14 November 2021

Time: 10.00 – 15.00

Venue: Oxford Buddha Vihara (Forest of Dean)
Park Farm, Park Lane, St Bravels, Lydney
Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15 6QX


10.00 Arrival at the OBV Park Farm

10.30 Alms-round (Pindapata)

11.30 Lunch offering to the Sangha

12.30 Kathina processing 

13:00 Lighting candles and incense sticks (Zoom meeting starts)
Observing the Five Precepts
Chanting 30 Paramis together
Offering Kathina Robes and Requisites 

 14:00 Dhamma talk by Venerable Dr Khammai Dhammasami, the OBV Abbot

  Sharing Merit together

15:00 End of the programme

How to join the ceremony virtually

  1. Join Zoom Meeting (starting at 13.00)

    Meeting ID: 956 6316 6733
    Passcode: 20212021

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How to make a donation virtually

  • Donation for each set of robes is suggested at £5
  • OBV HSBU bank details

Account Name: Oxford Buddha Vihara     Account number: 92131706    Sort code: 40-35-34

  • Or click here to donate via PayPal

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