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Toronto Maha Vihara Buddhist Meditation Centre

Toronto Maha Vihara Buddhist Meditation Centre,
4698 Kingston Road, Scarborough,
ON M1E 2P9, Canada.

Tel: 416-208-9276
Fax: 647-349-0444

Sil Observance Day (Vesak Poya) – 13th and 14th of May 2017

Sil Observance Day (Vesak Poya) Next Sil Observance Day at Mahāvihāra is 13th and 14th of May 2017, to mark Vesak Poya full-moon day which falls on Wednesday, 10th of May. Saturday the 13th is reserved for adult devotees and 14th for children. Detailed program will be posted in due course. Adult Devotees will spend this day in the temple …

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MEDITATION RETREAT – 7th to 16th June 2017

MEDITATION RETREAT BY VENERABLE UDA IRIYAGAMA DHAMMAJIVA THERO – 7th to 16th June 2017 10-day meditation retreat to be conducted by Ven. Uda Iriyagama Dhammajeeva Thero during the period of 7th to 16th June 2017 from 5.00am to 9.00pm daily. Medium of instructions and sermons will be in Sinhala language but questions and answers could be conducted in English and …

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Felicitation Ceremony

Felicitation Ceremony to bless Ven. Ahangama Rathanasiri Thero and Ven. Udupihille Wimalabuddhi Thero on their Birthday. Also to venerate Ven. Wimalabuddhi Thero on his completion of 60 years of monkhood and 50 years in the status of Higher Ordination. Sunday 9th April 2017, starting at 4.00pm At Toronto Mahavihara Dhamma Hall

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Meditation Retreat @ Toronto Mahavihara

10-day meditation retreat will be conducted at Toronto Mahavihara from Wednesday the 7th to Friday the 16th of June, 2017 (both days inclusive) from 5.00am to 9.00pm daily. Registration of Yogis and checking into the Motel will take place in the evening of 6th of June. The retreat will be conducted by the chief prelate of the NISSARANA VANAYA MEDITATION …

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Full Moon Calendar 2016

(Based on Sri Lanka Govt. Official Calendar) Saturday, January 23: Duruthu Poya Monday, February 22: Navam Poya Tuesday, March 22: Medin Poya Thursday, April 21: Bak Poya Saturday, May 21: Vesak Poya Sunday, June 19: Poson Poya Tuesday, July 19: Esala Poya Wednesday, August 17: Nikini Poya Friday, September 16: Binara Poya Saturday, October 15: Vap Poya Monday, November 14: …

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Recurrent Events – Toronto Maha Vihara Buddhist Meditation Centre

Sundays, closest to the Full Moon days every month: Eight and Ten Precept Sil Observance from 8.30am to 5.00pm. Sunday Dhamma School for children (nearly 200 children at present) Every Sunday from 3.00pm – 5.00pm, except during regular school vacation and Sil Observance days. Sutra Discussion – Every Wednesday from 7.30pm – 9.00pm preceded by a Group Meditation from 7.00pm …

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Sil Observance Day (Ill Poya) – Sun. 13th of November 2016

Sil Observance Day at Mahāvihāra is Sunday, the 13th of November 2016, to mark Ill Poya full-moon day which falls on Saturday, 14th of November. Devotees will spend this day in the temple away from normal household activities, fully engaged in spiritual development and contemplation of the doctrine of the Buddha. Sil Program will start at 8.30am and terminate at …

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Vesak Program – May 2015 (2559 B.E.)

Vesak Program – May 2015 (2559 B.E.) Anniversary of The Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and Parinibbana    DAY 1:  Saturday, May 2nd (Full Day Sil Program for Adults) 7.30 am: Heela Dane sponsored by Lathika Geekiyanage & Sandya Upathilake 8.15 am: Preparation for Sil 8.30 am: Buddha Pooja and Administration of Sil 8.45 am: Dhamma Sermon by Ven. Udupihille Wimalabuddhi Thero.  9.45 am: Offering of …

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Toronto Mahavihara Weekly Discussions

Elementary Pali Course – Monday at 7.00pm elementary course in Pāli Grammer and Vocabulary to those who are seriously interested in learning the basics of Pāli Language. Pāli is the language of the scriptures of Theravada Buddhism, which were written in Sri Lanka during the 1st century BC. Therefore the familiarity with Pāli language is an essential part of studying …

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