April 13,2014 Songkran Festival

Welcome and Join us ‘Songkran’ Water Festival At Sumter Forest Temple (Buddhist Temple).we celebrate the Songkarn Festival. You may know it by one of its "nicknames" – Thai New Year or the Water Festival.
 Sunday, April 13, 2014
 10.00 am Participants are expected to get ready in the holy hall
 10.09 am Chanting in Pali
 10.39 am Alms-Giving Ceremony
 11.09 am Lunch break, lay people offer foods to monks
12.30 am Thai dance, Thai foods
 01.00 pm Dharma talk
 01.30 pm Sprinkling water on the Buddha statues and Monks
 02.30 pm Monks give blessing/The ceremony is over
 @ 2275 Thomas Sumter Highway,Sumter, SC 29153-9514,Tel. 803-469-2494