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.
Click here to see some interesting information about Wat Tampa!
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Meditation Workshop for Mental Detoxification & Relaxation
Wat Tampa, 5306 Palm River Road, Tampa, FL 33619
This workshop was held on April16, 2016
The date for the next meditation workshop will be announced later this month.
Enjoy the fresh air from the Palm River as you learn a most valuable technique for living a life of peace and joy.
You can request more information on the next workshop by clicking on the Feedback button (left side of web page) and completing the feedback form. Select Meditation Workshop from the Type Request drop down menu and complete the other information in the eedback window.
Benefits of attending the workshop include:
The program will include Buddha's teachings, sitting/standing/walking meditation with instructions, and questions & answer session.
Please note the time schedule for a typical meditation workshop is described below.
|8:00 am||Dr Wan / Volunteers||Registration (Coffee / Water are provided)|
|8:30 am||Mr. Tom||Welcome to Wat Mongkolratanaram|
|9:00 am||The Abbot||Morning Chanting and Five Precepts lead by the Abbot.|
|9:30 am||Chaplain Niphon||Introduction to Meditation and Practice|
|10:00 am||Volunteers||Break - 15 minutes (Coffee / Water are provided)|
|10:15 am||Chaplain Niphon||Mindful Stretching (Moving Meditation)|
|10:45 am||Chaplain Niphon||Mindful Walking (Walking Meditation)|
|11:15 am||Chaplain Niphon||Mindful Sitting (Sitting Meditation)|
|11:45 am||Chaplain Niphon||Sharing Loving-Kindness and Compassion|
|Noon||Volunteers||Lunch Break for meditation practitioners|
|1:00 pm||Chaplain Niphon||Mindful Stretching (Moving Meditation)|
|1:30 pm||Chaplain Niphon||Mindful Walking (Walking Meditation)|
|2:00 pm||Chaplain Niphon||Mindful Sitting (Sitting Meditation)|
|2:30 pm||Chaplain Niphon||Sharing Loving-Kindness and Compassion|
|2:45 pm||Volunteers||Break - 15 minutes (Coffee and Water are provided)|
|3:00 pm||Volunteers||Questions and Answers|
|3:30 pm||Chaplain Niphon||Conclusion|
|3:45 pm||The Abbot||Offerings to the Monks and Blessing the Participants|
|4:00 pm||Chaplain Niphon||Thank You, Good Bye, & Safe Journey Home|
Points of Contact:
Chaplain Niphon Sukuan: Tel: 206-267-8140 or Email:
Mr. Tom: Email:
Dr. Wan Thongsa-nga: Tel: 813-621-1669 or Email: