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COVID REGULATIONS UPDATE: TIER 5 (5th January 2021)

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Due to the UK government's decision to initiate another nationwide lockdown, and to the latest increase in risk because of the virality of the new strain of coronavirus, regrettably we ask the lay community, with immediate effect, to not visit the monastery at all, until further notice.

Please note…

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COVID REGULATIONS UPDATE: TIER 4 (30th December 2020)

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Some of you might already be aware that the North-East is included in those new areas to be designated as Tier 4 as of tomorrow morning, Thursday the 31st of December. As a result, we have decided to close our Dhamma Hall vestibule once again to the general public.

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New Year's Day Precepts and Parittas

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At 3 pm on Friday, January 1st, 2021 there will be a live-streaming of our chanting the paritta. The ceremony will begin with determining the Five Precepts.

Please also be informed that from now our 'Announcements' that we send out will not only be advanced notices of what…

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Road Open

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The repair work which was being done to the bridge on the road that leads up from the A696 to the hamlet of Harnham has been completed. Visitors to the monastery can now conveniently use that road again. 

As was mentioned in the news announcement that we sent out last…

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Winter Retreat Support_2021

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There is an opportunity to join the team supporting the sangha at Aruna Ratanagiri during our Winter Retreat 2021, from early January to the end of March. If you are male, under 65 years of age, interested in meditation and able to help with cooking, cleaning and other tasks…

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