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Milton Keynes Vihara Annual Kathina Ceremony 2023

October 29, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

මිල්ටන් කීන්ස් විහාරය උතුම් වාර්ෂික කඨින පුන්‍ය මහෝත්සවය 2023

Our Milton Keynes Vihara Annual KATINA CEREMONY 2023

A Rare and Great Meritorious Deed that takes place only once a year.
වසරකට වතාවක් පමණක් සිදු කරණ දුර්ළභ පූණ්‍යකර්මය

Sunday 29th October From 9:00 AM till 4PM
ඔක්තෝම්බර් මස 29 වන ඉරුදින උදෑසන 9.00 සිට සවස 4 දක්වා

Will be held at:

Venue: Summerlin Centre,
138 Station Rd, Woburn Sands,
Milton Keynes
MK17 8SG

All are welcome to join..!
සැමට මෙත් සිතින් ආරාධනා.!

Please share this message with all your family & friends; enabling them to participate in a Noble Meritorious activity gaining blessings.

කරැණාකර මෙම පණිවිඩය ඔබ දන්නා සියලු දෙනාටම බෙදා දෙමින් උතුම්ම පිංකමක ආශිර්වාද ලබාගන්නට සලසන්න.

Those who wish to contribute towards the Kathina Ceremony may send a cheque made payable to “Milton Keynes Vihara” or donate online by Direct Bank Transfer, to the Milton Keynes Vihara account.

More Details Visit Our Website
or Join our WhatsApp group for up-to-date details or contact Mobiles
Bhante Samitha – 00 44 7983 466 105
Rasanga – 00 44 7401323202

20 monks will be attending the Kathina Ceremony

You may offer any of the following.

D4: Atapirikara (Eight requisites) අට පිරිකර (Suggested donation £50.00 per item or any donation as you like)
D3: A Pirikara Gift to the monks පිරිකර පූජාව (Suggested Donation £100.00 per item or any donation as you like)
D5: A Robe සිවුරු පූජාව (Suggested Donation £30.00 per item or any donation as you like)

Online Bank Details for Donations:
Milton Keynes Vihara
Barclays Bank
A/c no: 93953335
Sort code: 20-57-44

Please use as Reference: KATINA + donation number  (eg. KATINA-D4 for Ata Pirikara)

Katina Pinkama, being one of the highest forms of meritorious activity, also highlights the close association that has existed throughout history between the Sangha and the laity.

🌷Please dress appropriately (white/ National costume) & be on time.

🌷Parking: Summerlin Center car park will be reserved for monks. Please use the public carparks nearby: Russel St carpark (MK17 8NU) and Chapel St carpark (MK17 8PQ). They are a ten minute walking distance from Summerlin Center. Please ensure your vehicle is parked in a marked bay and does not obstruct others. Also, please give consideration when parking on the street.

🌷Lunch and refreshments: Lunch is available for all the devotees. Light refreshments will be available throughout. However, your attendance in the hall during formal events will be greatly appreciated. We kindly remind all attending to respect the presence of the sacred relics and the Maha Sangha and to keep noise levels to a minimum.
🌷Safety and Hygiene: Be sure that all children are always supervised. Ensure toilets are left in the way you would expect to find them, particularly with young children.

Donations and Pirikara:
On the day, devotees can contribute any donations and offer atapirikara and robes at Summerlin centre.

For more details please contact:
Bhante Samitha: 07983 466 105
Rasanga: 07401323202

Or Visit Our Website:

May you all Be Well & Happy..!
සැමට තෙරැවන් සරණයි.!


Katina Ceremony this year, along with Vas aradhana and other meritorious activities has been sponsored by

Main Sponsors of MKV Kathina 2023
🌟 Rasanga & Anjali Amarasena and Family.
🌟 Danushka & Nilochani Thrikawala and Family.
🌟 Asiri & Himalka Jayawickrema and Family.
🌟 Kapila & Chathurika Warnakulasooriya and Family.
🌟 Srilak & Nadee Wicramarathna and Family.
🌟 All Devotees of the Vihara

Bohoma Pin

We kindly invite all the community to actively participate in this highly meritorious activity by attending the ceremony on the 29th October with all the family.

Katina Day Programme

(Light refreshments will be available in the morning)

09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Arrival
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Perahera bringing the sacred Buddha Relics and the Katina robe
(Katina robe available for stitching by devotees until 13:00)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Introduction and welcome
Lighting the traditional oil lamp
Pansil and offering Buddha puja
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Offering of dana to the Maha Sangha
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Tea and light refreshments for devotees
12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Preparing perehera in the car park area
12:45 p.m. – 13:00 p.m. Perahera accompanying the Katina robe
13:00 p.m. –14:30 p.m.  Dedicating the Kathina robe
Conducting the Vinaya Kamma by the Venerable Maha Sangha
Offering Ata Pirikara, robes and gifts
Vote of thanks
14:30 p.m. – 16:00 p.m. Dana for devotees
16:00 p.m. – 17:00 p.m. Cleaning and tidying up
17:00 p.m. End


We greatly appreciate all the food and other donations pledged so far and all the support extended.






October 29, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Summerlin Centre
138 Station Rd, Woburn Sands,
Milton Keynes, MK17 8SG United Kingdom
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