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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This summer the Temple is sponsoring two teacher from Thailand to teach. The school schedule and activities are listed below. If you have questions on the Thai Summer School use the Contact Us link to ask your question. Student and parent orientation will be held on Sunday, June 7, 2015.
The school is open to students from 5 to 15 years old. The education fee for the school is $200 to help defray the cost of bring the teachers from Thailand.
The following subjects are part of the Thai Summer school:
The details below are subject to change. The information below will be updated as start of school approaches.
The first day of class is Monday, June 8. Classes run Monday through Friday. The last day of class is Friday August 7. Graduation will be held on Sunday, August 9, 2015. The Thai school is located at Wat Tampa, 5306 Palm River Road, Tampa, FL.
The tentative schedule of events and daily routine are described below. This is the schedule for Monday through Thursday. On Friday the schedule from 09:00 am until 15:00 pm will vary depending on the week. Please note that the schedule is subject to change without prior notice.
|08:00 am - 08:20 am||Students arrive at school|
|08:20 am - 09:00 am||Activity: Thai Pledge of Allegiance and Chanting|
|09:00 am - 12:00 pm||Activity: Thai language and Thai culture class|
|12:00 pm - 13:00 pm||Lunch|
|13:00 pm - 13:50 pm||Activity: Thai culture and manners class|
|13:50 pm - 14:10 pm||Snack break|
|14:10 pm - 15:00 pm||Activity: Thai classical dance class|
|15:00 pm - 16:00 pm||School dimissal|
|Sunday, June 7, 2015||Student and Parent orientation|
|Mon-Fri, June 8-12, 2015||1st week lesson|
|Mon-Fri, June 15-19, 2015||2nd week lesson|
|Sun, To be determined||Teacher Appreciation Day|
|Mon-Fri, June 22-26, 2015||3rd week lesson|
|Mon-Fri, Jun2 29-3, 2015||4th week lesson|
|Thur, July 4, 2015||July 4th holiday|
|Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 2015||5th week lesson|
|Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 2015||6th week lesson|
|Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 2015||7th week lesson|
|Mon-Fri, Jul 27-Jul 31, 2015||8th week lesson|
|Sun, Aug 2, 2015||Asalha Puja and Buddhist Lent Day|
|Mon-Fri, August 3-7, 2015||9th week lesson|
|Sun, August 9, 2015||Thai Mothers Day|
|Sun, Aug 9, 2015||Graduation Ceremony|