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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 Friday, November 20th, at 7pm EST. Anyone is welcome to join. See details below: Join Zoom Meeting: https://bit.ly/AjahnV_Zoom Meeting ID: 964 3272 3114 Passcode: 122333 +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)        +1 669 900 6833 US (Sa... read more

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Notice of the Annual General Meeting for the Year 2019 (11-16-2020)

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Peaceful Coexistence with all Mind States: Ajahn Viradhammo discusses developing receptive awareness and the cessation of mind states. He explains how witnessing one’s mental reaction to difficult people and situations inclines the mind to cessation, and to realizing that the mental re...

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