Welcome to Dhammasala Forest Monastery

Dhammasala Forest Monastery is a Buddhist temple, monastery, and meditation center in the Thai Forest Tradition located on 28 acres of forested land in Perry, Michigan. The monastery includes a temple, living quarters for the monks, walking paths, and meditation shelters.

News and Events

Community Events

End of the Rains Retreat

This year’s Vassa, or Rains Retreat, is coming to a close on October 29th. An annual three-month period of stability for Buddhist monks and nuns for over 2,500 years, the

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“Both formerly and now, it is only Dukkha that I describe,
and the cessation of Dukkha.”

Teachings and Reflections