June 21, Fort Wayne, Indiana: Indiana Buddhist Temple celebrated Poson full moon day along with the 6th anniversary of the temple on Saturday 20th June 2009.
A whole day retreat, conducted by ven. M. Pannaloka and ven. N. Seelawimala under the guidance of the chief monk, Ven. T. Devananda, was held at the temple premises to mark the event. The religious retreat included, observance of eight precepts, Buddhapuja, dana, meditation, dhamma talks, Jataka stories, and chantings.
A special ceremony was also held to celebrate the Fathers' Day. A joint speech was given by two children, Lavanya Ratninda and Dasuni Sirisuriya, highlighting the values of parents.