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Hilltop Newsletter: Thursday 14th September, 2023

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Today, Thursday 14th, is the New Moon day for the month of September 2023.

The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon, which falls on Friday, 29th September, 2023.

Current residents at the monastery are: Luang Por Munindo, Ajahn Punnyo, Ajahn Kevali, Tan Mahesako…

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Hilltop Newsletter: Monday 16th August, 2023

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Today, Wednesday 16th, is the New Moon day for the month of August 2023.

The next Uposatha Day will be the Full  Moon which falls on Thursday, 31st of August, 2023.

Current residents at the monastery are: Luang Por Munindo, Ajahn Punnyo, Ajahn Kevali, Tan Mahesako…

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Hilltop Newsletter: Monday 17th July, 2023

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Today, Monday 17th, is the New Moon  for the month of July 2023.

The next Uposatha Day will be the Full  Moon which falls on Tuesday, 1st of August, 2023.

We have recently enjoyed the company of two Ajahns from Amaravati Monastery. Firstly, Ajahn Khemaka arrived…

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Hilltop Newsletter: Saturday 17th June, 2023

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Today, Saturday 17th, is the New Moon day for the month of June 2023.
Today is also the birthday of our teacher the Late Venerable Ajahn Chah.
The next Uposatha Day will be the Full  Moon which falls on Saturday, 2nd of July, 2023.

Our Vesak Celebration this year…

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Hilltop Newsletter: Friday 19th May, 2023

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Today, Friday 19th, is the New Moon day for the month of May 2023.
The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Saturday, 3rd of June, 2023.

At the end of last month, April, Ajahn Amaro generously led one of our two, annual, seven-day lay-retreats. 

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Hilltop Newsletter: Wednesday 19th April, 2023

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Today, Wednesday 19th, is the New Moon day for the month of April 2023.
The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Thursday, 4th May, 2023.

Last week on Friday 14th April, several of the sangha traveled to Edinburgh to participate in the sad occasion…

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Hilltop Newsletter: Tuesday 21st March, 2023

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Today, Tuesday 21st, is the New Moon day for the month of March 2023. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Wednesday, 5th April, 2023.

The community at Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery is presently still on our annual three month Winter Retreat. The retreat…

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Hilltop Newsletter: Sunday 19th February, 2023

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Today, Sunday 19th, is the New Moon day for the month of February 2023. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Monday, 6th March, 2023.

The community at Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery is presently on our annual three month Winter Retreat. 

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Hilltop Newsletter: Saturday 21st January, 2023

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Today, Saturday 21st, is the New Moon day for the month of January 2023. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Sunday, 5th February, 2023.

The community at Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery have entered our annual three month Winter Retreat. This means we won’t…

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New Moon Newsletter: Thursday, November 22nd, 2022

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Today, Thursday 22nd, is the New Moon day for the month of December 2022. The next Uposatha Day will be the Full Moon which falls on Friday, 6th January, 2023.

We are approaching the turning on the year. Saturday, 31st December will be New Year's Eve and Sunday, 1st…

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