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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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.

Typical Meditation Workshop Schedule
Time Leaders Activities Location
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
16:00 All Adjourn





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