On Wednesday at 7.00pm we chant in Pali and English, followed by a 45 minute meditation, a tea break, and a Dhamma Talk in English. The Wednesday Sangha is primarily focused on meditation and learning Buddhist fundamentals. Beginners and those who have practiced before are welcome. If you have any questions about Wednesday Evening Meditation, […]
Sunday Service is the regularly scheduled Buddhist practice for the Thai community. All are welcome who want to follow this practice.
A weekly book discussion group is held on Tuesdays at 7 pm in the Activity Room. We begin each session with 30+ min of meditation, followed by the reading and discussion of the book: A Handbook for the Practice of Anapanasati Bhavana” by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu. Ajahn Phrayad is attending to help with the discussion and questions. […]
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 […]
Kathina Day celebrates the completion of the 3 month rains retreat. To celebrate, the lay community offer the monastic community gifts of robes and supplies. “It is both a significant and joyful occasion that, over time, has become emblematic of the richness of the relationship that exists between the lay people and the monastics. This […]