Vesak Celebrations at the Texas Buddhist Meditation Center
Many Sri Lankans in North Texas and as far as Houston braved the heat to gather at the Texas Buddhist Meditation Center in Fort Worth, Texas, to celebrate Vesak. Clergy and devotees of several area temples joined in the day's celebrations that included observing the eight precepts, buddhist talks, dhana, and bhakthi gee.
The event was hosted by Ven. Kamburugalle Nanda and the devotees of the temple. Special guest Ven. Madawala Seelawimala, professor of Theravada Buddhism from the ABS Temple, Sacramento, California delivered several inspirational dhamma talks to both the young and the old.