Buddha Day: The Great Awakening

Sunday 19th May 2024 - 9.30am to 4.00pm

Buddha Day: The Great Awakening

Featuring in this year’s Buddha Day festival will be families activities in the morning, then a keynote talk by Jnanavaca, president of the CBC, as part of his residency in Cambridge. Jnanavaca will be unfolding the significance of the Buddha’s Great Awakening over 2500 years ago. He will be exploring the consequences of this momentous point in history and what it means for us today.

In the afternoon there will also be a special Buddha Puja in which there will be Mitra Ceremonies.

Join us for this Sangha celebration.

Provisional Programme for Buddha Day

9.30 Doors open

10.00 Welcome and introduction to the day

10.15 Meditation for all

10.30 - 12pm - Families' activities in lower shrine room
(Under 18's will need to be accompanied by a parent or other adult in loco parentis)

11.00 Tea break

11.30 Talk by Jnanavaca – The Great Awakening

13:00 Lunch (please bring vegetarian lunch to share)

14.15 Mitra Ceremony & Buddha Day Puja

16.00 End of day

Please Note: 
Please bring vegan/vegetarian food to share.
Led By: 
Keturaja and Team
Suitable For: 
Cambridge Buddhist Centre
How To Book: 
Not necessary
Donations Welcome