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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 Viradhammo will offer a Dhamma teaching via Zoom on May 29th 7pm EST. Anyone is welcome to join. https://zoom.us/j/91259069811?pwd=cFphVndSVXZwaE5Felg5aHlpMmVTdz09 Meeting ID: 912 5906 9811 Password: 122333 Or call in by phone at  +1 253 215 8782 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 Dhamma Talk - 29th May 2020: Luang Por Viradhammo offers some Dhamma reflections via a Zoom meeting on the subject of doubt, the fifth hindrance to samadhi and also the third fetter to stream-entry.

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