Sunday 11 October 2020

9.15am – 12.30pm

 Meditation Hall COVID-SAFE capacity limit : 112 patrons.

This year’s Kathina ceremony is different from previous years due to COVID Phase 4 restrictions. We ask that everyone strictly adheres to the 1.5 meter social distancing of people from other households. Also please follow signs and guidelines at ceremony so that we can all keep safe; and do our bit to follow the government recommendations and restrictions.

9:15am : Arrival of Guests
10:00am : Taking 3 Refuges & 5 Precepts

Dhamma Reflection by Ajahn Hasapanna

Auspicious Chant & Blessings by the Nuns

10:30am : Nuns to make their way to the Dining Hall. No rice alms-round (Pindapat) due to physical distancing restrictions.

After the nuns have collected their food, everyone is invited to have lunch. Please practice physical distancing and observe indoor capacity limit.

12:15pm : Offering of the Kathina Robes & Requisites (in Meditation Hall)
~12:30pm : (Optional) Bush Walk, including visit to a Kuti

(Short Walk ~ 45min; Long Walk ~ 2.5 hours)

Appropriate footwear required. Children under 17 years must be accompanied by their parent.

Due to physical distancing restrictions, we will not be having rice alms round (Piṇḍapāt). One Bhikkhuni will receive the food offering on behalf of the Sangha, thereafter, the nuns will collect the offered food into their bowl.

After the nuns have taken their food, everyone is invited to have lunch. Please bring your own cutlery and wash your dishes at home to help avoid congestion in our kitchen area.

Please also observe the room capacity limit, and maintaining good personal hygiene. The Meditation Hall COVID-SAFE capacity limit is 112 patrons.

You will need to fill up the contact tracing form, you can find these forms on the tables outside. Please fill your details and drop it into the box.

 

Dana Gift offerings and Donations for the Kathina ceremony
  • Robes will be available for offering by voluntary donation
  • Dana of requisites for the nuns and gifts may be offered on the day
  • You may donate online via:
      1. Bank transfer:
        BSB: 306 073 Account: 068 6974    Description: Kathina
      2. Pay Pal:

 

Your cooperation is much appreciated. Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 

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