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Tisarana is a monastery in the Thai forest tradition of Theravāda Buddhism. It is located 15km from Perth in the countryside a little more than an hour south-west of Ottawa, Canada.

The monastery is a residence for Buddhist monks and those who wish to train as Buddhist monks. It also functions as a spiritual sanctuary for interested friends who may visit for varying periods of time. Ajahn Viradhammo is the resident senior monk at Tisarana.

 

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Luang Por Viradhammo and the community are delighted to report that after severalyears of careful pondering and planning (and a two-year delay) Tisarana’s DhammaHall is now formally under construction. Following the excavation work which began in early May, in the past two weeks, thefinal surv... read more

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TISARANA DHAMMA HALL – CONSTRUCTION BEGINS! (06-03-2022)

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OBS Retreat 2021 | day 04 Session 01 | Luang Por Viradhammo:The session begins with a reflection on how to bring spirituality into the mundane. Luang Por reflects on Ajahn Chah's teachings. Which somehow brought the spiritual into the mundane. This is followed by a guided meditation. For more teachings, pleas...

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