2015 Upcoming Events
Beginning of Rains August 1st
The rains retreat is the traditional retreat during the rainy season lasting for three lunar months. During this time, Buddhist monks remain in a single place. In some monasteries, monks dedicate this period to intensive meditation and practice. In countries such as Thailand, some laity will take monastic vows for this period and then return to lay life afterwards.
10:00 AM Receiving the five precepts and taking refuge in the Triple Gem.
10:30 AM The Monks will go on alms-round
11:00 AM Food offerings to the monks
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Dhamma talks in both Thai and English
End of Rains October 31st