Progress Update: February 24, 2010

>>Ajahn Sumedho Visit Date Change
The dates for Ajahn Sumedho’s visit have changed slightly. He will be arriving at Tisarana on Friday 28 May and departing Friday 18 June. More information can be found on our website at

>>Ajahn Viradhammo needs rides.
Now that we are without anagarikas or regular stewards at the monastery, we are again in need of driving support for Ajahn Viradhammo on the weekends. Please contact him at if you are available. Because of monastic rules there needs to be another male in the vehicle.

>>We’re still open
Even though we are on retreat, the monastery is still open to day visitors. The Saturday and Observance Day activities continue uninterrupted. Please feel free to stop by as usual. We appreciate the quiet time and hope you will, too.

>>2009 AGM
The Tisarana Annual General Meeting for the year 2009 will be held on SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2010 at 3:00 P.M. at the monastery. All are welcome. Please mark your calendar. This will follow the regular Day of Mindfulness activities.

>>Winter retreat stewards–almost there!
We are so grateful for all the people who have helped and will help with supporting the winter retreat. There is space for a second person from now until April 1. We are especially looking for someone 14-22 March. Contact if you are interested. The people who have volunteered in this way have all said it was a beneficial time for them.

>>Ajahn Sumedho retreat filling up
There are now 200 people signed up for the Ajahn Sumedho retreat in June. Space is limited so sign up now. Registration is required. Note: The ending time on Sunday shown on the U of O website is incorrect. For schedule information please refer to the Tisarana website at

>>Kitchen Steward Sought
We are still looking for a kitchen steward for after the winter retreat. For more information, please contact