Summer Events at Abhayagiri

Summer Events at Abhayagiri
Sat., July 20 - Āsāḷha Pūjā

Āsāḷha Pūjā commemorates the Buddha’s first discourse, given to the first five bhikkhus in the Deer Park at Sarnath, near Varanasi. Chanting begins at 7pm followed by a period of silent meditation, taking of the three refuges and eight precepts, and a Dhamma talk given by a senior monk. This will be followed by circumambulation with candles, flowers and incense. Day visitors may arrive early at 5:30pm for tea time if they wish to participate in a question and answer session with a senior monk.

Fri., July 26 - Ajahn Pasanno’s 75th Birthday

Abhayagiri’s Guiding Elder is turning 75. All are welcome to join for the meal. Please arrive by 10:45am.

Sat., August 10 - Mindfulness of Breathing Practice & Study Day

There will be an Ānāpānasati Day at Abhayagiri from 9am to 5pm. All are welcome. The teachers are Ajahn Karunadhammo, Ajahn Nyaniko and Ajahn Cunda. More information will be available in an article to be posted soon.

Also, at Spirit Rock Meditation Center: Ajahn Pasanno will lead a Daylong on August 25

The theme is Perspectives on Buddhist Practice from Ajahn Chah: Virtue, Relinquishment, Awareness and Liberation. For more information, please go to the registration page on the Spirit Rock Website.