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Celebration

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picture: A family of 7, Harnham Lake

There has been much to celebrate recently, beginning with the good amount of work done on last Saturday's Lake Work Day. Then there was the wonderful weather we had for the Vesak Celebration on Sunday. In the morning, many members of our

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Marking Wesak

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Events to mark Vesakha Puja 2016 at Aruna Ratanagiri Monastery:

Morning meal offering: precepts, parittas, Dhamma Talk
Afternoon Practice & Study: The Life of the Buddha
Evening: Circumambulation of the lake with chanting followed by a gathering in the Dhamma Hall with meditation and a Dhamma Talk.

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Study & Practice Day on Sunday the 19th of June

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The day will consist of an afternoon of meditation, readings and discussions at Kusala House, starting at 1:30pm and finishing with tea at 5:30pm. No prior booking is required.

All those attending are warmly welcome to stay on for the Sunday evening puja.

Sunday 19th June - on…

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Vesakha Puja: Birth, Enlightenment and Death

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Picture: gilding a sima-marker

The Full Moon this month (Vesakha) falls on Friday, 20th May. It is the day on which we give special emphasis to honouring the Buddha's birth, his Enlightenment and passing away. Our public celebration will take place at Harnham on Sunday 22nd…

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Spring Activity

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Picture: Luang Por Munindo receiving a meal offering in Glasgow

Dates for our monthly Lake Workdays might be less predictable than they have been in the past, however it is expected they will keep happening. If you are considering joining us, please check the online calendar for up-to-date

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A Spring Confluence

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Picture: Ajahn Abhinando and Ajahn Punnyo

The New Moon for the month of May falls tomorrow, Thursday 4th May. May means Vesak in the Buddhist calendar (Visakha Puja: the occasion of the Buddha's birthday, Enlightenment and passing away). Although the actual date is Friday 20th, here at Aruna…

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Study & Practice Day on Sunday the 22nd of May

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The day will consist of an afternoon of meditation, readings and discussions at Kusala House, starting at 1:30pm and finishing with tea at 5:30pm. No prior booking is required.

All those attending are warmly welcome to stay on for the Sunday evening puja. This Sunday, being Visakha Puja, will…

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Lake Work Day on Saturday 21st of May

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There will be a session in the morning from 8.30 until 11am, then a break for the meal and a second session between 1 and 4pm. With a tea break!

You are welcome to join in for any part of the day, or to help prepare the meal or…

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Expectations

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picture: Sewing lessons, Samanera Jayamangalo and Anagarika Will

It was announced at the recent Elders Council meeting at Amaravati that Anagarika Will will soon be taking Samanera Precepts (probably on Sunday 17th July, which is also Asalha Puja Day). It was announced at the same meeting that in…

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Meetings and Gatherings

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picture: Ajahn Punnyo visiting Nepal

The Full Moon for this month falls tomorrow, Thursday 21st April. Last Sunday 17th, saw a large crowd here observing the New Year celebration (Songkran), participating in bathing the Buddha image and the ritual of forgiveness. We welcomed guests from China…

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