Activities at the Monastery 2024

Temple Celebrations;  Services begin at 9:30 am
Magha Puja Ceremony, February 25th, 2024
Songkran Festival, April 14th, 2024
Visakha Puja Ceremony,  May 19th, 2024
Asalha Puja and Buddhist Lent Ceremony, July 20th, 2024
Annual Picnic, August 11th, 2024
Ancestors Day, September 29, 2024
Vegetarian Fest Retreat October 2 – 6, 2024
Kathina Day, October 20, 2024
Night Service and chanting through New Year, December 31st, 2024

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 […]

Picnic Day at the Monastery

Have a wonderful Picnic at the Monastery:  many of the local Thai Restaurants setup food tents for your enjoyment, or you can bring your own food and enjoy the environment.

Kathina Day

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 […]