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.
To commemorate Ajahn Viradhammo's 70th birthday on April 27th, the electronic edition of his upcoming book of Dhamma reflections entitled The Contemplative's Craft: Internalizing the Teachings of the Buddha, will be made available on April 27th through a number of different websites. These websites include forestsangha.org and the forest monastery... (click here to read the full update)