Temple Stay & Retreat Weekend, 21st – 23rd September 2018

We are pleased to announce a Temple Stay and Retreat Weekend conducted in English between Friday evening 21st – Sunday evening 23rd September 2018

Monks Lp Sander from Wat Netherlands and Lp Ronnapop from Wat Scotland will be teaching

This is an great opportunity to:
Deepen your meditation practice over the course of a weekend
Join the monks and lay supporters to experience temple life
Learn about chanting and receiving blessings from the monks
Offer food to the monks and enjoy authentic Thai food
Practice observing the eight precepts
Stay at the temple
Meditate in beautiful surroundings in the Peak District (on Sunday afternoon)

If you are unable to stay for the whole weekend it is possible to participate for just a day by prior arrangement

Cost – £30.00 including food and accommodation on bunk beds / mattresses on the floor in dorms

Registration and further information here

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Novice Monk Program August 2018

This year’s Novice Program running from 29th September to 12th August is already underway

The hair cutting ceremony took place on Sunday 29th September and the Ordination ceremony will take place on Sunday 5th August

Songkran Festival Sunday 8th April 2018

Songkran / Thai New Year Festival was held on Sunday 8th April 2018 at the temple

We were delighted to have Councillor Linda Holt, the Mayor of Stockport as our guest of honour

Many local people visited the temple for the first time

A great many people attended and a great day was had by all

Many thanks to all the people who contributed to making the day a great success

Local Leaflet Delivering

Everyone is invited to help with delivering leaflets to local houses near the temple in time for the Songkran Festival on April 8th

The leaflets invite local people to visit the temple for Songkran, Meditation and Yoga classes and thank them for their support in Phra Seri’s visa case

If you would like to deliver some leaflets, please collect some from the temple, and use the form and map to avoid replication

Many thanks to San for designing and printing leaflets

 

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Temple Garden Clearing-up Day, Saturday 31st March 2018

Temple Garden Clearing-up Day

Saturday 31st March 2018, 11:00 am

Please help tidy up the Temple garden to make it look beautiful for the Songkran Festival on 8th April

Tasks include: Weeding, clearing leaves, mowing the grass, cutting branches, trimming the hedges, taking rubbish and green waste to the tip, etc, etc

We already have some tools, but please bring your own strimmers, loppers, trimmers, shears, shovels and rakes and other implements

Start at 11:00 by offering food to the monks, then start on the garden after lunch

Lunch will be generously provided by Phetpailin Thai Restaurant

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