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Online Meditation Retreat with Luang Por Viradhammo 24 November – 3 December 2023

The Angel Group is pleased to invite you to join the 10-day online retreat “Our ultimate desire is the end of desire” with LuangPor Viradhammo. The retreat starts from 24 November to 3 December 2023.

During this retreat, Luang Por will share his profound wisdom and offer guidance through the path that will lead to the end of desire.
For retreat timetable and more details, please refer to the Retreat Information Booklet.
Retreat Zoom Log in : Click here
Zoom meeting ID : 922 5374 0296
Passcode : Dhamma
(No registration is required)
All participants are welcome who are not able to commit to every session due to any personal limitations.
Please feel free to share this information with your friends.

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Notice of the 2023 Annual General Meeting for the Fiscal Year 2022

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023

Location: Tisarana Buddhist Monastery

Time: 1:30 PM


The Directors of the Board of Tisarana Buddhist Monastery cordially invite all members of good standing to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Fiscal Year 2022 scheduled to be held at the monastery on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 1.30 PM.

As always, we thank you for your continued support and participation.


Philip Jurgens, Secretary

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Correction re OBS Teaching this weekend.

Please note that the teachings scheduled with the Ottawa Buddhist Society for Friday evening Oct 20 and Saturday, Oct 21 will be conducted by Ajahn Pavaro, not Luang Por Viradhammo. We apologise for the previous post which was erroneous.

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New Visitor Orientations and bookings for April 2023.

As the monastic community comes out of winter retreat, we will get into planning Tisarana’s calendar from April to December 2023. However, here’s some important information that may be relevant:

New Visitor Orientations will commence as of May 2023 and dates will be posted on our calendar sometime around the third week of April. Please note that we are unable to process New Visitor bookings prior to April 30th this year.

Regular visitors (those who have stayed with us for at least three or more visits) are welcome to request overnight stays for the month of April by emailing the Guest Monk.

The booking form has been disabled till April 30th.

For those who have been applying over the winter months, please note that we are unable to hold and process applications in queue. You are welcome to apply again after April 30th, should you wish to stay at Tisarana.

As always, we are open for day visits and those bringing Dana are welcome to book by contacting the Kitchen Steward.

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