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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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Ajahn Pavaro's Reflections on 2020 (12-28-2020)

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Luang Por Sumedho – The teachings as directional signs: This Dhamma reflection was given by Ajahn Sumedho on Feb. 15th, 2020 at Amaravati Monastery, England. https://youtu.be/Vh321tO_4j0

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