Luang Por Viradhammo’s 70th birthday
April 27, 2017
Upasika Day: Renewal Day (April 30, 2017)
April 26, 2017
We hope you can join us at Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery for the annual Upasika Renewal Day on Sunday, April 30, 2017, a day of community, Dhamma study, meditation, and renewal.
Our theme for the day will be “Devotion and Ritual: Becoming The Buddha.” Luang Por Pasanno and senior Abhayagiri monastics have graciously agreed to lead us in reflections on the ceremonies, April 14, 15 and 16 (see www.abhayagiri.org/news/consecration-ceremony-for-new-buddha-statue
for details), to consecrate the Buddha rupa in the new reception hall. Luang Por will reflect on the meaning and significance for the monastic and lay community of this traditional ceremony. A...
Ajahn Piak to visit Abhayagiri in April
April 25, 2017
Watch Luang Por Piak at Abhayagiri
Saturday's Dhamma Talk
Monday's Question & Answer Session
Tuesday's Dhamma Talk
Luang Por Piak Visiting Abhayagiri
Ajahn Piak, a Thai disciple of Ajahn Chah and close friend of Ajahn Dtun and Ajahn Anan, will be visiting Abhayagiri for a week in April. We expect him to arrive the evening of April 19 and depart early in the morning on April 26.
We plan to invite Ajahn Piak to give the Saturday talk on April 22 and the Wan Phra talk on April 25. We will be live streaming both talks and you will be able to watch them by going to Abhayagiri's Youtube channel.
Sāmaṇera Ordination Ceremony for Anagārikas Jeff, Dorian, and Hector
April 16, 2017
On May 6th, 2017, all are welcome to attend the formal ceremony in which Anagārikas Jeff, Dorian, and Hector will take the brown robes of a novice (sāmaṇera). The ceremony will take place in the new reception hall. Evening puja will be at 7:30 PM which will be followed by the Sāmaṇera ordination around 8:30–8:45 PM.
Please see our calendar
for more details.