Temple Forest Monastery



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Buddha Consecration & Offering Ceremony – July 8

On Sunday, July 8 Jetavana, Temple Forest Monastery will host a gathering to honor the visit of respected senior monks from Thailand with a “Pa Bah” – an Offering Ceremony organized by monastery supporters – and to consecrate a statue of the Buddha which has been specially cast in Thailand for our monastery here in Temple, and offered along with a pavilion to house it sponsored by local people and built by local artisans.

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Respected Senior Thai Monks to Visit – July 3–11

From July 3–11 Temple Forest Monastery will be honored to host a visit by the abbot of Ajahn Chah’s main monastery in Thailand, Wat Pah Pong: Ajahn (or “Luang Por”) Liem. He will be accompanied by Ajahn Jundee, who was a young monk with Ajahn Chah and is now abbot of a well known monastery called Wat Pah Ampawan.

Many of you may remember that Luang Por Liem and Luang Por Jundee were here for the monastery’s opening ceremony in June, 2015. They will be visiting Temple with a number of other monks after being part of the inauguration of the Reception Hall at Abhayagiri Monastery in California.

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Ajahn Sucitto to spend the Vassa at Temple

This summer Ajahn Sucitto will be spending the Vassa with us, from July 27–November 4.

Kathina Ceremony – Sunday, November 4

This year supporters of Jetavana, Temple Forest Monastery wish once more to make a traditional Kathina offering in a ceremony that is scheduled to take place at te monastery on Sunday, November 4. They invite anyone who wishes to attend and take aprt in the occasion. Ajahn Sucitto will be offering a Dhamma Talk at around 1 p.m.

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