Cambodian New Year Celebration


View Larger Map FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012 – 9:30 AM : Paying respect to the Triple Gem; Taking the Five Precepts; : Putting alms into almsbowls; Food Offering – 11:00 AM : Lunch for Buddhist Monks – 7:12 PM : Greeting the New Year Deity named KIMIRADEVI – 7:30 PM : Paying respect to the Triple Gem; Taking the Five Precepts; : Chanting the Paritta; Lecture on the Dhamma SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2012 – 9:00 AM : Parade and Transfer of Service of Deities – 9:30 AM : Paying respect to the Triple Gem; Taking the Five Precepts; : Putting alms into almsbowls; Food Offering, Lecture on the Dhamma – 11:00 AM : Lunch for Buddhist Monks – From 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM : Music by Mohori Ensemble; Playing folk games – From 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM : Show of Angkor Era Fashion – From 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM : Live Music by REACHSEY Band – 7:30 PM : Paying respect to the Triple Gem; Taking the Five Precepts; : Chanting the Paritta; Lecture on the Dhamma SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012 – 9:30 AM : Paying respect to the Triple Gem; Taking the Five Precepts; : Putting alms into almsbowls; Food Offering; Lecture on the Dhamma – 11:00 AM : Lunch for Buddhist Monks – From 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM : Music by Mohori Ensemble; Playing folk games – 12:30 PM : Setting up sand mounts; Sprinkling holy water on the Buddha : Images and on Buddhist Monks – From 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM : Presentation of Cambodian traditional dance by the : Sunday School Dance Troupe; New Year gifts for Sunday School students – From 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM : Live Music by ANGKOR CHUM Band – 2:00 PM : New Year gifts to the Elderly : Drawing of raffle prizes (round-trip tickets to Cambodia as grand prize) : New Year gifts to the public by drawing You, your family and friends are cordially invited to participate in our annual celebration to receive the New Year blessing. HAPPY NEW YEAR! The Board of Directors of the Cambodian Buddhist Society, Inc. of Greater Washington , DC NB: If you wish to make New Year gifts to the elderly or gifts for prize drawing, please make packages with your names and take them to the Temple. We will distribute them on your behalf by announcing your name.

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