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* Katina ceremonies in the USA
Mon, Oct 12, 2009, 11:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 12, Chicago: The Chicago Buddhist Vihara in West Chicago organized a Katina Ceremony (Robe offering) on past Saturday, October 9th. Sri Lankans who live in Chicago and Suburbs participated in the Event.

Ven Bante Kudagammana Seelarathana thera and Bante Sumedha thera of Chicago Buddhist Vihara organized the event. About 200 Sri Lankans participated in the event blessed with presence of 17 monks.

Meanwhile the Indiana Buddhist temple in Fort Wayne Indian will hold its annual Katina ceremony on Saturday the 17th of October 2009 with religious activities starting at 10:30 a.m.

The day-long event will include traditional Buddha pooja, Dana (offering of food to the monks) and a Katina procession. The event will conclude with chanting Maha Pirith in a traditional "Pirith mandapaya" (stage).

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