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Vesak Gathering 2020 - Cancellation

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I imagine everybody will understand why we have taken the decision to cancel the gathering that usually takes place around this time of year to mark Vesakha Puja. We had intended to hold an event here at Aruna Ratanagiri Monastery on Sunday 10th May. This will now not take

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Thursday 19th March, 2020, Update on preparations for COVID-19

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INFORMING FRIENDS OF ARUNA RATANAGIRI
Update on restrictions resulting from COVID-19
19th March 2020

Somewhat sooner than anticipated the monastery is already entering into the next level of limitation (level 3). We respectfully request you support us in this decision seeing it as an effort to protect…

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Songkran Gathering 2020 Cancellation

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For reasons that I expect are obvious to everybody, we have taken the decision to cancel the gathering that usually takes place around the time of Songkran. We had intended to mark the event here at Aruna Ratanagiri Monastery on Sunday 12th April. This will now not take place.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Skilful Prevention

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Aruna Ratanagiri Monastery has adopted a strategy of increased hygiene precaution in an attempt to protect the more vulnerable residents and to avoid spreading the disease.

• Please do not come to the monastery if you suspect you have been in contact with coronavirus in the last 14…

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Voluntary Kitchen Manager

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An opportunity for a volunteer to manage our monastery kitchen is currently available, ideally for a commitment of 6 to 12 months. Applicants need to be male, with a UK or EU passport, fluent in English, comfortably familiar with Theravada Buddhist practice, and feel confident with vegetarian cooking.
Someone taking…

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Winter Retreat Support

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There is an opportunity to join the team supporting the sangha at Aruna Ratanagiri during our Winter Retreat 2020, from early January to the end of March. If you are male, with a UK or EU passport, interested in meditation and able to help with cooking, cleaning and other tasks…

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Please Close The Gate

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May we ask that all visitors to the monastery adhere strictly to practice of closing the farm gates if you find them closed when you approach them. When there are no cows or sheep in the field the farmer generally leaves the gates open intentionally. However , leaving gates open…

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