We are happy to let you know that arrangements are well under way for the Kathina celebration scheduled to take place at Tisarana monastery at 10am on Sunday November 8th. The lay members of the Board of directors heartily invite friends and supporters of the monastery to participate in this happy and auspicious occasion.
This year’s Kathina ceremony will be held at Tisarana monastery in the large white tent on the front lawn. The tent will be enclosed and several heaters will be operating to keep everyone warm.
Programme for the Kathina Ceremony
Date: Sunday November 8, 2015, 10am
Location: Tisarana Buddhist Monastery
10:00 am: Arrival, preparation and receiving of food offerings (potluck meal)
10:30 am: Opening Pūjā, Welcoming remarks from Ajahn Viradhammo, Taking Five Precepts, Paritta Chanting, Formal offering of food to the Saṅgha
11:00 am: Invitation of laity to join in the meal
1:00 pm (approximately): Opening remarks by a member of the Tisarana board of directors, Kathina Ceremony and Offering of Kathina Robe and requisites, Dhamma Talk by Ajahn Viradhammo, Closing Remarks by Ajahn Viradhammo
For more information about Kathina, the potluck meal, and how you can participate, please visit the Tisarana monastery Kathina webpage here. We look forward to seeing you.
Anoma de Silva Nalaka Gunawardhane Philip Jurgens
David Kotin Bruce McLeod Tina Prudhomme