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Ajahn Dhammasiha Travel Itinerary Europe Asia 17 May to 12 July

Wed 17 May


Departure Brisbane 14:45 SQ 236 to Singapore/Lisbon.

Alms offering at Dhammagiri will be a bit early at 10.15 am, as I have to go to the airport right after the meal.

Thu 18 to 27 May Sumedharama, Lisbon, Portugal

🛬 10:40 am Arrival Lisbon, pick up to Sumedharama

Paying respects and spending time with our long standing Dhamma friend Ajahn Vajiro, who has provided support and advice to Dhammagiri in our early years.

AJahn Vajiro Abbot Buddhist Monastery on Almsround Pindapata Sumedharama

Ajahn Vajiro, Abbot, on Almsround at Sumedharama

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More recently, he and local Sangha & laity have been working hard establishing the first Ajahn Chah monastery in Portugal. With excellent results, as below image of their beautiful main building documents.

Sumedharama Lisbon Portugal Buddhist Monastery Ajahn Dhammasiha

Dhamma Hall at Sumedharama

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Also catching up with my father, who's staying in private accommodation close to the monastery, and who will turn 80 in June 🎈.

He's so kind to accompany me in Portugal and England, so that we can spend time together, though based in seperate monastic vs lay accommodation.

Sat 27 May

🛫 Departure Lisbon to UK 🛬

🚗 Arrival Hartridge Buddhist Monastery, Devon, in the evening

Sat 27 to Wed 31 May Hartridge Buddhist Monastery

After meeting Ajahn Jutindharo many time in our Elders' Meetings, finally I get a chance to see his monastery. In 2020 they finished an inspiring meditation hall - can't wait to meditate/chant in that tranquil space.

Buddha Statue Hartridge Buddhist Monastery

New Meditation Hall & Shrine Hartridge Monastery

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31 May to 08 June Amaravati Buddhist Monastery

Always uplifting and educational to come back to the largest Western monastery in our tradition, and to connect with the large Sangha and abbot Ajahn Amaro.

Ajahn Amaro Abbot Amaravati Buddhist Senior Monk Ajahn Chah Tradition

Ajahn Amaro, Abbot, Receiving Well Wishes on his 66th Birthday.

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08 to 17 June, Germany, Berlin & Hannover for Father's 80th Birthday

🎊 8️⃣0️⃣ 🎂

17 to 21 June, Germany, Muttodaya

Catching up with old 'kalyāṇa-mittas' (Dhamma friends) Ajahn Cattamalo and Ajahn Mettiko, and the local Sangha and international visitors at German 'Waldkloster' Muttodaya

Ajahn Mettiko Ajahn Dhammasiha Luang Por Thong Daeng Buddhist Monks

Ajahn Mettiko of Muttodaya Waldkloster, visiting Luang Por Thong Daeng together with Ajahn Dhammasiha

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21 June, 21:15 Departure Frankfurt to Delhi, India, Air India IA 120


22 to 28 June India, Dhammaram Delhi & Sangharama Monastery Land

There will be Dhamma program and meal offerings at the New Delhi Dhammarama Centre in Dwarka district. I believe more info will appear on their website closer to event, which you can access by clicking image below:

Dhammarama Dwarka New Delhi Buddhist Centre Ajahn Chah Tradition

Dhammarama / Aranya Vihara team at Retreat with Sister Ajahn Candasiri

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If conditions allow, I hope to include a visit to the new monastery land 'Sanghārāma' at Adi Badri near Yamunanagar on 25/26 June, where Ajahn Jīvako together with a small, but highly dedicated Sangha are taking on the challenging task of developing the first forest monastery of the Ajahn Chah tradition in India.

Dhamma Sala Sangharama new Indian Monastery Ajahn Chah Tradition

First Tent 'Sālā' on new land Sanghārāma Monastery, India, Haryana, Adi Badri, Yamunanagar.

Click on image to see report from Ajahn Jīvako about life at Sanghārāma in Indian hot season

Wed 28 June


Departure Delhi 21:55 SQ 403 to Singapore/Kuala Lumpur

Thu 28 June Morning Changi Airport, Singapore

🛬 06:10 Arrival Singapore Changi, SQ 403 from Delhi

Meeting with Ryan and other Dhamma friends, who offer breakfast at 'Jewel' Waterfall area.

🛫 10:15 Departure Singapore, SQ 112 to Kuala Lumpur

🛬 11:15 Arrival Kuala Lumpur KUL, Airport Dana and lift to BUBS Bandar Utama Vihara

Thu 28 June to 12 July BUBS Bandar Utama Vihara, KL

There will be Dhamma programs and meal offerings at Bandar Utama Vihara, and possibly at other Buddhist Centres in Kuala Lumpur.

Programs may become available on website later, click image below for link.

Ajahn Dhammasiha teaching Dhamma at BUBS Bandar Utama Vihara KL

Ajahn Dhammasiha teaching at Utama Bodhi Vihara, BUBS, KL

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05 to 11 July Singapore, Palelai Buddhist Temple

Dhamma Programs & Meal Offerings, possibly including some other Buddhist Venues in Singapore as well. First time staying at Wat Palelai, who are celebrating their 60th anniversary this year.

However, old kalyāṇa mitta (Dhamma friends) from Wat Ananada will be catching up with me, too.

Buddha Statue Palelai Buddhist Temple Singapore Ajahn Dhammasiha Visit

Wat Palelai main Buddha Statue

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12 July Arrival back in Brisbane


06:55 am Arrival Brisbane, SQ 235 from Singapore

Should be enough time to easily reach the meal at Dhammagiri normal time 10:30 am

Looking forward to seeing many Dhamma friends in six different countries!

🌏 🌍 🌎

The Dhamma as well as our tradition of Ajahn Chah is truly international.



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