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Sunday School

Every Sunday 4PM - 6PM follwed by Buddha puja at 6PM

(except school holiday period and during special functions at the temple)

Daham Niketanaya has been conducting Sunday school for children over the age of 4 years for last 20 years. Classes are conducted by experienced volunteer teachers at the temple. The school focuses on teaching Sinhala language skills, budhist values and cultural heritage and encurages meditation and developing positive mindfullness.

Children of the Sunday school participate in many events at the temple including “Wesak Bakthi Gee” and “Katina Perahara”.

Curriculum

The school is conducted in both Sinhalease and English languages. The school's curriculum is designed to provide Sinhala Language skills in writing and reading to a high standard; for students from beginners to secondary level.

When attending classes children are expected to dress appropriately. Discipline and puntuality are promoted as necessary elements in the school's dhamma education.

It is encouraged that all parents participate in the Buddha puja with the children at 6PM. Parents are also expected to participate in many of the activities at the temple.