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New Moon Update: 4th November 2021

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Today, Thursday 4th, is the New Moon day for the month of November 2021. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon and falls on Friday 19th November.

The community recently observed another week of monastic retreat and is now noticeably becoming more active. With increased possibilities for…

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New Moon Update: 6th October 2021

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Today, Wednesday 6th, is the New Moon day for the month of October 2021. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon and falls on Thursday 21st October.

Only two weeks remain until the end of this year's Rains Retreat. The reconstruction work on the Memorial Garden has…

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New Moon Update: September 2021

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Today, Monday 6th, is the New Moon day for the month of September 2021. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Tuesday 21st September.

Since we announced that the vestibule is open to receive offerings of cooked food in the morning there seems to…

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New Moon Update: August 2021

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Today, Sunday 8th, is the New Moon day for the month of August 2021. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Monday 23rd of August. 

Gradually reopening the monastery feels like the sun beginning to emerge after a long winter. It has been wonderful…

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New Moon Update: July 2021

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Today, Friday 9th, is the New Moon day for the month of July 2021. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Saturday 24th July. This will be followed on Sunday 25th July with the beginning of our annual Rains Retreat (vassa).

Last…

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New Moon Update: June 2021

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Today, Wednesday 9th, is the New Moon day for the month of June 2021. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Wednesday 25th June.

What a difference a few weeks and a bit of sunshine makes. The clematis are flowering, the birds are singing…

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New Moon Update: May 2021

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Today, Tuesday 11th, is the New Moon day for the month of May 2021. The next Uposatha Day, which is Vesakha Puja, will be the Full Moon. This falls on Wednesday 26th May.

Regrettably our monastery is still not open to the public, however the live-streaming of our

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New Moon Update: April 2021

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Today, Sunday 11th, is the New Moon day for the month of April 2021. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon, which falls on Monday 26th April.

Winter Retreat for 2021 is over, spring is here, and gradually life at the monastery is entering a somewhat more…

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New Moon Update: March 2021

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Today, Saturday 13th, is the New Moon day for the month of March 2021. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Sunday 28th March.

These monthly updates are usually prepared by Luang Por Munindo, however since this is the thirtieth anniversary of his arriving here

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New Moon Update: February 2021

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Today, Thursday 11th, is the New Moon day for the month of February 2021. The next Uposatha day will be the Full Moon which falls on Friday 26th February.

Shortly after that next full moon day will be the thirtieth anniversary of my arriving at Harnham. In the…

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