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2016 Katina Ceremony
Posted on Aug 25, 2016


Annual Katina ceremony of the Austin Buddhist Vihara will be held on Friday, 4th of November, 2016 at 7:00 pm.

Gilanpasa Buddha Puja and chanting of Maha Piritha will be on Saturday, 5th of November, 2016 at 5:30 am.

Katina cloth processing will be at 7:00 am.

Heel Danaya (breakfast) will be at 11:00 am.

Offering of the Katina Robe and Danaya (lunch) will be at 11:00 am.

Katina offering for this year will be offered by Panduka/Pubudini, Tharindu/Gayani, Dumith/Subhani and Nissanka/Erandi with their family members, devotees and friends.

‘Katina Pinkama’ is one of the utmost meritorious deeds in the Buddha Sasana. All are cordially invited to participate in the events.

Austin New Year Festival (ඔස්ටින් බක්මහ උළෙල) - 2016
Posted on Apr 10, 2016


Austin New Year festival was held on 10th of April, 2016 at Pflugerville Park, Texas.

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Austin Buddhist Vihara Katina Ceremony - 2014
Posted on Feb 12, 2015


Austin New Year festival was held on 19th of April, 2014 at Pflugerville Park, Texas.

Annual Katina ceremony of the Austin Buddhist Vihara was held on Friday, 31st of October, 2014 at Pflugerville, Texas.

The meritorious act of offering the Katina robe and sponsoring the ceremony was done by Dasun Ananda, Lasantha Kularatne, Dimithri Gajaweera and Ruchira Athukorala with their family members, devotees and friends.