In this year,Sumter Forest Temple's Kathina Ceremony falls on October 23, 2016. Enjoy this day with all activities in meritorious atmosphere. we will meditate together before giving lunch to monks. The highlight would be in the afternoon when all the Buddhist assembly will participate in the ‘Kathina' Robe Offering Ceremony.
10.00 am Participants are expected to get ready in the holy hall
10.15 am Chanting in Pali
10.45 am Alms-Giving Ceremony
11.15 am Lunch break, lay people offer foods to monks
12.00 am Thai dance, Thai foods
01.00 pm Dharma talk
01.30 pm Joining the Robe Offering Ceremony
02.00 pm Monks give blessing/The ceremony is over.