- Written by Bhante Kusala
2018 Vas Aradhana at Letchworth Buddhist Temple
The Poson celebration commenced by observing sil (retreat) by devotees on Saturday,2nd June at The Letchworth Buddhist Temple. The sil program was guided by the Chief Incumbent Ven. Dediyawala Wimala Thero., and Ven Sooriyawewa Kusala Thero., covering meditation, Dhamma sermons, Abhidhamma discussion, Buddha pooja and invoking blessings to all.
The Buddhist Cultural Center Letchworth (BCCL) celebrated the Sinhala and Tamil New Year on Saturday, 14th April 2018 at The Free Church Hall, Norton Way, Letchworth. The chief guest was Hon. Deputy High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in The United Kingdom, Mr. Sugeeshwara Gunaratna and the distinguish guests were the veteran musician and actor Mr. Bandula Wijeweera and the famous TV broadcaster, journalist from Sri Lanka Mr. Narada Wijesuriya.
The Buddhist Community Centre Letchworth (BCCL) held the 2017 Katina Ceremony on Saturday 21st October 2017 at the Free Church Hall, Norton Way, Letchworth Garden City. This year the Katina Poojava (Katina offering) was Sponsored by Mr. Lal Perera & Mrs. Manori Pathiranage, Miss. Hirunika Perera, Mr. Kamal Wijwsuriya & Mrs. Imalka Pathiranage, Mr. Nadun Ratnayake & Mrs. Neranja Pathirana, Mr. Mahesh Wijesuriya and their families and friends.