Past Events

Tuesday Evening Book Group Ended

We finished reading the Handbook for the Practice of Anapanasati Bhavana” by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, which ends this class.  You will be notified if and when another class starts. Thanks to all who participated in  reading and discussing this valuable book on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, and for Ajahn Phrayad’s help.      

July 26/27 Retreat Registration (closed)

Sorry we need time to organize the retreat and cannot accept anymore registrations for the full retreat. However, you may come on Saturday after lunch to join the retreat in progress.  

Asalha Puja Day

ASALHA PUJA DAY is one of Theravada Buddhism’s most important festivals, celebrating the day on which the Buddha gave the first sermon, called the Dhammacakkappavatta Sutta, the doctrine of the Four Noble Truths, to his five former yogis at the Deer Park in Benares, India. This first pivotal sermon, is often referred to as “setting into motion the wheel of dharma”. Anyakonthanya, one […]

Rummage Sale June 14-16 – Volunteers Needed

We need  VOLUNTEERS for this “Rummage Sale” at Wat Atam for setup on June 13th and cleanup on June 16th The actual sale is June 14-16 – 9 am to 3 pm We welcome in-kind donations of small furniture, small household goods, electronics, clothing, etc.  Please drop-off donations behind the Monks house unless there is […]

Visakha Puja Day

Visakha Puja, is an extremely important day in the Buddhist tradition, for it was on this day that the Buddha was born, and 35 years later awoke to the unexcelled right self-awakening, and another 45 years later passed away into total nibbana. In each case, these events took place on the full-moon day in May, […]

May 17-18 Retreat Registration is closed

This Retreat will be led by the Abbott Ajahn Ritthi, and will be a combination of sitting and walking meditation and Dhamma discussions. The “Weekend Retreat” starts on Friday evening at 7 pm, and ends on Saturday evening at 9 pm. Please note there is no Sunday Retreat any more.  You can stay overnight at […]

Songkran Day (Thai New Year celebration)

For centuries, the Songkran Festival has been observed as a symbol of hospitality, love and the importance of maintaining strong relationships within families, communities, and society as a whole. Thai’s show respect to family elders and receive their blessings and pray for near and dear ones who have passed away. Conventionally, family and friends celebrate […]

Magha Puja Day

On this auspicious day, come to the Temple to give alms to monks, observe the Eight Precepts, practice renunciation, and meditate. Also participate in the candle ceremony walking around the temple clockwise three times holding a lighted candle, flowers, and incense. Magha Puja day commemorates an important event in the life of the Buddha when some ten months […]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Come bring in the New Year at the Temple with Chanting, Meditation, and food. Please check the Temple’s bulletin board in December for further information  

Dharma Study Examination (NO SUNDAY SERVICE)

There is NO Sunday Service this day because we need space for the Examination.  However, if you are not taking the test, you can be part of the event by volunteering for the event.  We need help in setting up and cleaning.  If you’re Interested, please contact Duen (425) 293-4002 or email to info@atamma.org