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Bucolic Surroundings

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Picture: The bucolic surroundings of Harnham Hill

We were happy to have had Ajahn Jaras visit with us; now he has left en route to Dhammapala Monastery in Switzerland. We had a great visit from Tan Thitapannyo's parents who have also left, just in the opposite direction en…

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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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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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