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We celebrate all the Buddhist Holy Days, and can even organise Buddhist marriages.

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We hold Wednesday Lunchtime Meditation class, Thursday Chanting Class, and Sunday Puja every week. Monks go for monthly alms round in the city on the last Saturday.

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Bodhisaddha Forest Monastery วัดป่าโพธิศรัทธา Kathina Ceremony
Saturday 7th October 2017, 10am-2pm

There will be a complimentary bus from Bodhikusuma Centre leaving at 8:30am and coming back after the event. Booking is essential.Bodhisaddha Forest Monastery's Kathina Ceremony
Saturday 7th October 2017, 10am-2pm
295 Wilton Road, Wilton, NSW

Offering the Kathina cloth has been upheld since the time of the Buddha and is traditionally an opportunity for the laity to show support to the monks who lived and practiced together during the Vassa (3 month rains-retreat).

11 Venerable monks will lead the ceremony, with special visiting monks:
- Tan Chaokhun Samai, abbot, Wat Pa Buddharangsee, Sydney
- Ajahn Kalyano, abbot, Bodhivana Monastery, Melbourne
- Ajahn Dhammasiha, Dhammagiri Hermitage, Brisbane

*Programme:

(Offerings of food to the monks from 9am-10:30am)

10am Monks go for alms around the Muchalinda Dam inside the monastery. Followed by shared lunch for all.

12pm Kathina Robe Offering followed by words of reflection from senior monks.

2pm Ceremony Ends

*Additional Information:

A Kathina robe cloth can be reserved for you (1 per person) to offer on the day. Email your full name and phone number to wat@bodhisaddha.org or call (02) 9211-1188 to reserve. It can be collected in the monastery and is available by donation.
Complimentary bus service leaves from Bodhikusuma Centre, 203-209 Thomas St., Haymarket at 8:30am. Spaces are limited and must be reserved ahead of time.
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Bodhisaddha Forest Monastery วัดป่าโพธิศรัทธา Kathina Ceremony
Saturday 7th October 2017, 10am-2pm

There will be a complimentary bus from Bodhikusuma Centre leaving at 8:30am and coming back after the event. Booking is essential.

Join in chanting, meditation, listening to Dhamma talk and giving alms.
Sunday 20th August 10am-11:30am
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Join in chanting, meditation, listening to Dhamma talk and giving alms. 
Sunday 20th August 10am-11:30am

City Alms Round and Puja
Saturday 24th June
2 monks leave for alms from Bodhikusuma at 9:30am.
Come back to Bodhikusuma at 10am to listen to Dhamma talk, receive blessings from the monks, chanting and shared lunch.
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City Alms Round and Puja
Saturday 24th June
2 monks leave for alms from Bodhikusuma at 9:30am. 
Come back to Bodhikusuma at 10am to listen to Dhamma talk, receive blessings from the monks, chanting and shared lunch.

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2 months ago

Pictures from Machee Sansanee Dhamma Talk and meditation at Bodhikusuma.Image attachmentImage attachment

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