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!
Click here to learn more about Wat Tampa. Even frequent visitors may find something interesting on this page! Opens in a new window!
Wat Mongkolratanaram of Florida (or Wat Tampa as it is commonly referred to) is a Theravada Buddhist Temple.for religious ceremonies, meditation, and Dhamma (teachings of Buddha) study.
Many of the visitors to Wat Tampa ask about attending religious services. Religious services are conducted every Sunday at Wat Tampa from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM. The services typically include chanting, sermon, and meditation. The services are conducted in Pali. You are invited to observe the services but there are a few customs that you should be aware of when attending.
You may also visit the main Temple anytime the Temple grounds are open to the public. Please follow the customs listed above when entering the main Temple.
We are honored to have you visit our Temple. Please take a moment to sign the guest book in the back of the Temple. You may also want to take some of the free literature on the table where the guest book is located.