Vesak 2015for World Peacehosted by the United Saṅgha


For the event, please bring your own water bottle

to lessen your environmental footprint.

Program Schedule

1:00 – 1:20pm Purification ceremony and reception
1:20 – 2:00pm Seating
2:00 – 3:00pm Chanting, the Ritual bathing of the baby prince and its explanation
3:00 – 3:30pm Offering of the seven treasures
3:30 – 3:50pm Break
3:50 – 4:50pm Dharma Talks by monastics: Introduction to Buddhism
4:50 – 5:30pm Guided Meditation and Contemplation
5:30 – 5:40pm Chanting in ancient Pali language
5:40 – 6:00pm Break
6:00 – 6:40pm Panel Discussion on global affairs
6:40 – 7:00pm Guided lovingkindness meditation Performance of the song “Imagine”


Description of the Program


  • United Sangha Major Members

    A Brief Introduction of the United Sangha members

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  • May 12, 2015 - Vancouver Buddhists strive to overcome ethnic silos with big birthday

    Many of Metro Vancouver’s eclectic Buddhists groups acknowledge they’re sometimes more divided and even competitive than they would like.

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  • May 11, 2015 - Defender Radio: Craving Compassion, Canada?

    What do a Buddhist monk in Vancouver and the owner of a sanctuary farm in central Ontario have in common?

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