One Day Full Moon Retreat - Sun 02 April
One Day Full Moon Retreat with Chanting, Triple Refuge & Precepts Ceremony, Meditation, Dhamma Talk, and Sutta Recitation at Dhammagiri Forest Hermitage:
08:30 - 9:00 am
Arrival of participants at Dhammahall
09:00 - 10:00 am
Taking Refuge in the Triple Gem
Observance of 8 or 5 precepts
10:00 - 10:30am
Preparation of food for Almsoffering
10:30 - 11:45 am
Anumodanā & Blessing
11:45 - 1:00 pm
Dhamma Talk on Magha Puja,
"Spontaneous Meeting of 1,250 Arahant Disciples"
01:30 - 2:30 pm
Chanting including Ovādapāṭimokkha
03:00 - 5:00 pm
Short Dhamma Reflection
The ceremony at 9.00 am is not just for those observing 8 precepts as it includes the option of taking only 5 precepts.
It is possible to participate only for parts of the program, but please be seated in the Dhammahall at least 15 minutes before start of sessions.
Our apologies for several recent live streams with technical problems. We believe we have resolved that now by streaming with mobile phone.
Every weekend, we will stream the following three sessions live on video:
Saturday Morning 7.30 am
Morning Chanting, Refuge & Precepts Ceremony, Q&A on Meditation
Sunday Noon 12.00 pm
Dhamma Talk / Discussion
Sunday Afternoon 03.00 pm
Evening Chanting, Guided/Silent Meditation, Dhamma Reflection
"When, o monks, the Uposatha observance is complete in 8 factors, it is of great fruit and great benefit, luminous and pervasive."
The Buddha in Anguttara Nikaya 8:41