Chicago Buddhist Vihara
2019 Calendars of Events
Month Date Events Time
January 1st New Year – Buddha Puja & Dhamma Talk 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m
19th Dhamma School 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m
26th Duruthu Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
February 16th Dhamma School 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m
23rd Navam Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
March 16th Dhamma School 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m
23rd Madin Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
April 13th Sri Lankan New Year Celebration 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
20th Dhamma School 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
21st Bak Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
May 11th Dhamma School 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
18th Vesak Full Moon Poya – Sil Program 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
June 18th Dhamma School 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
15th Poson Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance at the Temple
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
July 14th Esala Full Moon Poya Sil Observance
Vas Aradhana and Gilampasa Puja




Vas Buddha Puja every Sunday from 4:30pm 5:30pm until Katina Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
August 18th Nikini Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
September 8th Dhamma School 10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
15th Binara Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
22nd Dhamma School 10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
October 6th Dhamma School 10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
13th Vap Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
20th Offering of the Katina Robe (Katina Chivara Puja) 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
27th Dhamma School 10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
November 3rd Dhamma School 10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
17th Dhamma School 10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
24th Ill Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
December 1st Dhamma School 10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
8th Dhamma School 10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
15th Sangamitta Day – Uduvap Full Moon Poya – Sil Observance
Gilampasa Puja
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Inquires: Bhante Sumanawansa – (630) 855-8249