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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 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.

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Ajahn V. gives a talk to retreatants in Singapore on his last evening there, Jan 2019. Includes Q&A. Luang Por Viradhammo (click here to read the full update)

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