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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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(Please note changed time) Ajahn Pavaro will offer a Dhamma teaching via Zoom Friday, August 7th at 7:30pm EST. Anyone is welcome to join. See details below: https://bit.ly/LPV-Zoom2 Meeting ID: 912 5906 9811 Password: 122333  +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)       ... read more

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Latest Blog Post

Tuesday Dana in Barhaven (04-09-2020)

Anumodanā from Luang Por Viradhammo, the sangha and residents of Tisarana for the Dana received on... >> Read more

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Latest Podcast

Zoom Session recording (MP3) from 24th July 2020: Ajahn Viradhammo gives some Dhamma teachings on using skillful language during meditation to maintain present moment awareness.

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