Kathina at Tisarana: Sunday, November 8, 2015

Dear Friends:

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.

Best wishes,

Anoma de Silva   Nalaka Gunawardhane   Philip Jurgens

David Kotin   Bruce McLeod   Tina Prudhomme