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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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May 26 marked this year’s Vesak Day, the full-moon of May that commemorates the Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment, and Final Passing (Parinibbana). It is a major, sacred occasion in the annual Buddhist calendar, observed throughout the Buddhist world. With Tisarana situated at some distance fro... read more

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Important Zoom Update (05-20-2021)

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Important Zoom Update: Going forward, we will be unable to send out Zoom reminders before each individual public teaching event. All event and login details are posted on our public calendar. Please see the website calendar (at the bottom of www.tisarana.ca homepage) to s...

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