MONDAY – OPEN DAY

10.00am – 2.00 pm        Library Open – For sale of Items and membership ONLY.

11:00am – 3:00pm         Open Day.  A volunteer is available to assist with inquiries & memberships and show visitors around

2:00pm – 3:00pm           Guided Meditation   Classes are held in the Community Hall

 

FRIDAY

7:00pm – 7:20pm           Chanting

7:30pm – 8:00pm           Guided Meditation  by a senior monk or nun  OR  by a guest speaker during Rains Retreat

8:00pm – 9:00pm            Dhamma Talk  by a senior monk or nun  OR  by a guest speaker during Rains Retreat

 

SATURDAY

10:30am                        Morning Chanting then Dana offering of food to the monks or nuns then a shared lunch for all in the Community Hall (Except during Rains Retreat)

3:00pm – 4:15pm           Ongoing Guided Meditation Class  with a senior monk or nun (Except during Rains Retreat)

3:00pm – 4:15pm           4 Week Beginner’s Meditation Class   that starts on the 1st Saturday of the month. Visit https://bswa.org/practices/introduction-to-meditation/

5:00pm – 6:00pm           Kalyana Mitta discussion and meditation group     ‘A community of good friends’ The group meets in the room on the right hand side of the Main Hall. Email perthkalyanamitta@gmail.com  for more information.

 

SUNDAY

9:00am – 11:00am        Children’s Dhamma Classes (ages 3-17) (Pls check Notice Board for details)

10:30am                        Morning Chanting then Dana  offering of food to the monks or nuns then a shared lunch for all  in the Community Hall (Except during Rains Retreat)

3:00pm – 4:15pm           Sutta Class or Buddhist Study Group in the Main Hall every 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month   (Not held during Rains Retreat)

 

 FULL MOON (POYA) DAY

A day for those who would like to undertake the 8 precepts. Please check the notice board for program and dates.

 

More information about Weekend Sangha Food Offering (Dana)

10:00 – 10:30am: Guests arrive and drop off food. Please prepare and cook food before arrival.

10:30 – 11:00am: First chanting and offering of the Five Precepts and Three Refuges. Then alms-round (Pindapata): rice offering to the monks or nuns. Next offering of requisites to the monks or nuns. Lastly Sangha Blessing: after the offerings, a traditional pāli blessing is chanted by the monks or nuns to share the merits of the gifts given.

11:00am – Noon: Shared lunch for all. After the meal, the monks or nuns are available to speak informally with the visitors.

Location and dates: every weekend Saturday and Sunday, except during Rains Retreat in the Community Hall at Dhammaloka