Wat Tampa In English

What's Happening at Wat Tampa

WatTampaInEnglish is the unofficial web site for Wat Tampa (Wat Mongkolratanaram)

Dogs are welcome at the Sunday Market but please don't bring them onto the deck where the food is served.

The Sunday Market is held every Sunday, come rain or shine, from about 8:30am until 1:30pm. Some booths may run out of food earlier. Come join us for great food and a great view.

Interested in meditation workshop? Open the Meditation menu and select 2017 Meditation Workshops for a list of dates. Signup forms are available in the Temple. You can also sign-up at the workshop.

The Temple is celebrating our 35th anniversary June 2-4. Details of the celebration will be posted on this site once they are finalized.

Click here to learn more about the Buddha Learning Group. The discussion group meets every Sunday in the main Temple between 11:30am and 12:30pm. On the second Sunday of each month we have a more formal session on Buddhism.

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Rules and Disciplines for Meditation Workshop Participants

  1. Follow the Five Precepts
  2. Wear loose, modest clothing. 
  3. There will be no communications between participants except during conversations with the monks. If truly necessary, written messages are allowed. Questions and inquiries for the monks are also done in this manner.
  4. Be particularly mindful and observe all your actions: walking, sitting, standing, or lying down.
  5. Be considerate with restrooms, and keep them clean.
  6.  Be modest, and be careful not to criticize others. Examine yourself 90 percent of the time, and examine others 10 percent of the time.
  7. Participation in ALL scheduled activities is required.
  8. There will be no smoking or any substance usage.
  9. Eat  lunch, with beverages in the afternoon.(full day workshops only)
  10. Be mindful of your speeches and actions, making sure that they will not  disturb others.
  11. Keep the area clean.

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