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All night Pirith Chanting

A traditional whole night Pirith chanting event was held at the temple on Saturday 4 January, with the participation of 12 monks. A report on the event prepared by Dr. Sena Nanayakkara can be viewed here.

Photos from the event can be viewed here.

Dhamma Sermons from Ven. Dhammagaru

We are very grateful to Ven. Dhammagaru, who was for a period of a couple of months a resident monk at the Leicester Vihara. During his time with us he gave many sermons, which can be downloaded from this website - in English here, and in Sinhala here.


Daily Events

7.00 am  Morning Pooja,Chanting & Practice Meditation.

11.00 am Buddha Pooja & Blessing service.

6.30 pm  Evening Pooja,Chanting & Practice Meditation.

Please contact the resident monk for details.


Weekly Events

Sunday School

Contact the Ven. Saddhananda at the vihara (0116 2825003) if you would like further information.

Dhamma Sermons

Dhamma sermons are given at the vihara on most Sundays, generally from 5:00pm until around 6:30 pm. These are mostly given in Sinhala language, but occasionally in English. Contact the vihara for more details.

Monday 6.30 pm -8.00 pm Sutta study with Dr Tony Fletcher. We are currently studying suttas from the Majjhima Nikaya. For those wishing to deepen their knowledge of Buddhism.

Wednesday 08.00 am -9.30 am Pooja & Meditation for experienced meditators.

Saturday 5.30 pm - 7.30 pm Pooja, basic meditation practice & Dhamma discussion.

Sunday 5.00 pm - 6.30 pm Dhamma discussion and meditation - in Sinhala language