Posts by Joseph Romero

Western Monk Phra Phillip visits Wat Atamm

Phra Phillip is visiting our Temple on April 25th and staying until August. He will assist Ajahn Ritthi with the May 25-27 Retreat, and help with other Dhamma Activities. He was raised in Washington, D.C. and became a Buddhist at age 13, attending meditation classes at the Washington Buddhist Vihara. He ordained in Sri Lanka […]

Dhamma Study Class now open

The Dhamma Study Class is opening again, and meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month. The class meets upstairs in the Nibbana Room at 7 PM. It’s a discussion class, in which we assign reading material and a facilitator to lead the discussion. A short meditation begins the class. All are welcome. For […]

Vipassana Retreats

2018 Vipassana Retreat schedule: May 25th – 27th (Friday/Sunday) July 27th – 29th (Friday/Sunday) August 24th – 26th (Friday/Sunday) September 28th – 30th (Friday/Sunday) The Weekend Vipassana Retreat starts on Friday at 7 pm through Sunday at 9 am.  The Day of Mindfulness starts on Saturday at 9 am to 9 pm. Click this link: Schedule […]

About our Retreats

Attending one of our Vipassana Retreats is a great way to get away from your daily activities, free your mind, and concentrate on your meditation practice.  The Retreats alternate between Weekend and Saturday (Day of Mindfulness).  Even if you select the Weekend Retreat, but cannot attend the full retreat, you are welcome to attend “Saturday only”.   Please […]

Daily Chanting and Meditation

The Monks gather together every evening at 7pm, except weekends, to chant and meditate (evening prayers).  All are welcome. On Wednesday evenings the chanting is in Pali and English, followed with 45 minutes of meditation, a Dhamma talk in English. You are welcome to stay for tea and conversation before returning home. All are welcome, even without […]

New Four Foundations of Mindfulness Class

Four Foundations of Mindfulness Class (Intense Insight Meditation – ‘I.I.M.’) This class is a wonderful opportunity to significantly deepen one’s understanding and practice of the Dhamma. You will learn, experience, and directly live the teachings in one of the most important groups of subjects in Buddhism. The Instructor for this class is George Kitsondhi, Thai […]

Curriculum of Dhamma Studies for April 29th Test

The Dhamma Studies Elementary to Advanced levels have started (year 1-3). If you have not signed up for the test, please contact Ajahn Ritthi (ritthi@yahoo.com). Ajahn Ritthi has a class every Wednesday at 6 pm (starting 1/10) to go over the study material and answer any questions you may have about your level of Dhamma […]