Friday, August 03, 2007

Rains Retreat at the Vihara

Rains Retreat at the Vihara

We are happy to announce that the Vihara now has two monks to start this years rains retreat. The devotees at the Vihara have invited most venerable Kotapola Amarakitti Thera to Scotlands Buddhist Vihara for the retreat. The venerable Amarakitti has joined resident monk the Venerable Rewatha Thera for the three month retreat. During this period the Vihara will be conducting special Pujas and Dhamma sermons.

Autumn Meditation Classes

Beginners Meditation Class will start from 7th August at 6:30pm. This is an eight week course teaching mindfulness based stress reduction. Newcomers are very welcome.

Intermediate Meditation Class will run every Wednesday at 6:30pm.

Advanced Bhuddist Meditation class will start from 3rd August at 6:30pm.
Bhante Amarakitti will deliver a Dhamma sermon on Friday evenings during this class.

Puja and Chanting at the Vihara every Saturday from 11th August at 6pm. This special Puja will be conducted by the new resident monk Bhante Amarikitti.

If you would like to sponsor a Puja or would like to offer a Dana meal to the resident monks please do not hesitate to contact the Vihara.