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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 will offer a Dhamma teaching via Zoom Friday, October 23rd at 7pm EST. Anyone is welcome to join. See details below: Join Zoom : https://bit.ly/LPV-Zoom Meeting ID: 912 5906 9811 Password: 122333  +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)        +1 669 900 ... 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

What Will the Mind Think Next?: Tan Khemako responds to some Dhamma questions, including how to deal with one's mind when it is obsessed by memories of a disagreement at work (Q&A recorded at Tisarana via Zoom on 20 August 2020. Duration 31.08)

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