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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The Temple will hold meditation workshops on the following days in 2017. Note that all of the scheduled workshops are held on Saturday afternoon in the main Temple at Wat Tampa. The instructions for signing up will be posted here once the Temple has provided the instructions.
1. Saturday, April 15, 2017, 13:00-16:00
2. Saturday, June 24, 2017, 13:00-16:00
3. Saturday, August 24, 2017, 13:00-16:00
4. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 13:00-16:00
5. Saturday, December 30, 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please refer to the Meditation Guidelines for the proper etiquette for the workshops.
The following is the schedule for a typical workshop. This schedule may be modified as needed.
|12:45 - 13:00||Dr. Wan / Volunteers||Registration||Common Area|
|13:00 - 13:10||Volunteers||Welcome||The Buddha Hall|
|13:10 - 13:20||The Abbot||Morning Chanting & Five Precepts||The Buddha Hall|
|13:20 - 13:30||Dr. Wan / Volunteers||Break||Common Area|
|13:30 - 14:00||Chaplain Niphon||Introduction to Meditation and practice||The Buddha Hall|
|14:00 - 14:30||Chaplain Niphon||Mindful Streching (Moving Meditation)||Outdoor|
|14:30 - 15:00||Chaplain Niphon||Mindful Walking (Moving Meditation)||Outdoor|
|15:00 - 15:30||Chaplain Niphon||Mindful Sitting (Sitting Meditation)||The Buddha Hall|
|15:30 - 16:00||Chaplain Niphon||Questions and Answers||The Buddha Hall|