Kathina Ceremony at Shanthi Vihara

"KATHINA" signifies the traditional end of the Vassa (Rainy) Season pertaining to the Buddha's own home ground in Northern India. Kathina is an auspicious event giving devotees the rare opportunity of offering a Kathina Robe to the Sangha who have observed the Rainy Retreat (Vassa) at this Vihara.

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Responsibilities for the Sponsors during the Wassana Season and Kathina Ceremony

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Upcoming Kathina Ceremony and Sponsors

Year 

Sponsor’s Names 

Number of Sponsors 

Status 

2013 

Mr. & Mrs Ravi Sanjeewa and Family 

1 

Completed 

2014 

Mr. & Mrs Lesley Fernando 

1 

Completed 

2015 

Dr. Upul Wijewardena and Family 

Mr. Sunil Silva and Family 

2 

Completed 

2016 

Mr. & Mrs Thejana Punchihewa and Family 

1 

Completed 

2017 

Mr. & Mrs Chaminda Fonseka and Family 

1 

Completed 

2018 

Mrs Ishani Withanage & Family 

Mr. Cyril Jayasinghe, Mrs Lalitha Jayasinghe and Family 

2 

Completed 

2019 

Mr. & Mrs Ruwan Ranaweera and Family 

1 

Completed 

2020 

Mr. & Mrs Sampath Fernando and Family 

1 

Completed 

2021 

Mr. & Mrs Chintaka Wijethilaka and Family 

1 

Completed 

2022 

Mr. & Mrs Ravi Sanjeewa and Family 

1 

 

2023 

Mr. & Mrs Ruchira Wijerathna and Family 

1 

 

2024 

Mr. & Mrs Thejana Punchihewa and Family 

1 

 

2025 

Mr. Priyantha Bandara and Family 

1 

 

2026 

Mr. & Mrs Anuruddha Bandara and Family 

Mr. & Mrs Namal Ranathunga and Family 

Mr. & Mrs Gayan Nanayakkara and Family 

Mr. & Mrs Gayan Madhuranga and Family 

Mr. & Mrs Sumith Don and Family 

5 

 

2027 

Mr. Buddhika Epa & Family 

1 

 

2028 

Mr& Mrs Ravi Premakumara and Family 

1 

 

2029 

Mr. Gayan Nanayakkara & Family 

1 

 

2030 

 

Mr Gihan De Silva & Mrs Chamindri Mendis  

Mr Sumith Inguruwaththa & Family 

2 

 

2031 

 

Mr. Manjula Kariyawasam & Family 

Mr. Manjula Jayawardhana &Family 

2 

 

2032 

 

Mrs. Ayesha Fernando  

Mr. Chaminda Fernando 

1 

 

In the end, these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?” – The Buddha