Home

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 southwest 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 Vīradhammo is the resident senior monk at Tisarana.

Latest Photos

Click here for more photos

News Update

Dear Friends: We are happy to let you know that arrangements are well under way for the Tisarana Kathina celebration and Ten Year Anniversary scheduled to take place at Tisarana Monastery at 10:00 am on Sunday, October 30th. All friends of the Tisarana community are welcome to participate in this happy and auspicious occasion. For the Ten Year An... (click here to read the full update)

Click here for more updates

Latest Podcast

Ramana Maharishi and Buddhism: Q & A:

Ajahn Viradhammo fields questions from guests at Tisarana and speaks about various topics.

Play

Click here for more podcasts