Kathina Civara Puja Schedule-2018
The Kathina Civara Puja Ceremonies at the respective monasteries where Buddhist monks observe rains retreat (Vassa-Vass) is held between the Full Moon POYA (Purnima) in October and November, on successful completion of the Vassa-Vass. 

Below is the schedule of the Kathina Civara Puja days of Maha Bodhi Society of India:-

Headquarters-Kolkata: 10th November 2018
Buddhagaya Centre: 18th & 19th November 2018
Sarnath centre: 21nd to 23rd November 2018
New Delhi Centre: 10th & 11th November 2018
Lumbini Centre: 25th & 26th October 2018
 
 
17th September, Bodhisattva Anagarika Dharmapala Jayanti
A special event will be organised by all the centers of MBSI for celebration of the 125th Anniversary of World Parliament of Religions with special reference to the speeches delivered by Bodhisattva Aanagarika Dharmapala and others on Buddhism in 1893. One-day Seminar will be organised at MBSI, Headquarters, Kolkata and Centres at Buddhagaya and Sarnath on 17th September, 2018, the Birth Anniversary of Anagarika Dhammapala.

Annual Sacred Relic Exposition of Thathagata Buddha
1. The annual Sacred Relic exposition of the Thathagata Buddha will be held for public veneration at Mulagandha Kuti Vihara- Sarnath Centre of MBSI from 21st to 23rd of November, 2018. 

2. The next annual Sacred Relic exposition of the Thathagata Buddha at MBSI Headquarters Kolkata will be held for public veneration on the Buddha Jayanti Day 2019.

3. The next annual Sacred Relic exposition of the Thathagata Buddha and His Two Most Senior Disciples - The Great Arahant Venerable Maha Sariputta Mahathero and the Great Arahant Venerable Maha Mogallana Mahathero will be held for public veneration at the Buddha Gaya Centre of MBSI is on the 1st , 2nd and 3rd February of 2019

These events are a part of the annual activities of the Headquarters and Sarnath and Buddha Gaya centres.
Observance of Rains Retreat-2018
The Three-month long annual Vassa-Vass (rains retreat), a monastic retreat practiced by our resident monks, will commence on 28th July. During the Vassa-Vass, Buddhist monks remain in one place, typically in a Vihara or monastery and leave their place only when necessary. On this three-months long duration the  Buddhist lay devotees (Upasakas & Upasikas) show their devotion and appreciation by supporting their monks with food and other necessities.