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STAYING IN TOUCH WITH THE MONASTERY_17th September 2020

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It is now possible to leave offerings in the entrance lobby to the Dhamma Hall, between 7am and 7pm, any day of the week. 

In keeping with government guidelines, we ask that all who visit write their name and phone number on the pieces of paper made available. We…

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New Moon Update: August 2020

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Today, Tuesday 18th, is the New Moon day for the month of August, 2020. The next uposatha day will be the Full Moon which falls on Wednesday 2nd September.

The sangha at Harnham have been taking more time to be on retreat recently. Restrictions imposed on us because of…

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Monday 8th June, 2020, Update on consequences of COVID-19

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INFORMING FRIENDS OF ARUNA RATANAGIRI
Update on restrictions resulting from COVID-19
8th June 2020

Stipulations that the government has had in place for several weeks are now beginning to be relaxed. However, out of concern for the residents of the monastery and its neighbours, the sangha is waiting before…

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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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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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