June 26, 2022 – Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Viradhammo

The Theravada Buddhist Community would like to invite you to a Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Viradhammo on Sunday, June 26, 2022. The retreat will be available online using the Zoom platform.

Ajahn Viradhammo

Ajahn Viradhammo is the founder and abbot of Tisarana Buddhist Monastery in Perth, Ontario. He took bhikkhu (monastic) ordination in Thailand in 1974 at Wat Pah Pong with Ajahn Chah. He was one of the first residents at Wat Pah Nanachat, the international monastery in north-east Thailand. In 1977, he was asked by Ajahn Chah to join Ajahn Sumedho at the Hampstead Vihara in London. Later, he was involved in the establishment of both the Chithurst and Harnham monasteries in the UK. In 1985, he moved to New Zealand, where he lived for 10 years, setting up Bodhinyanarama monastery. In 1995, he went to the UK to assist Ajahn Sumedho at Amaravati and stayed for four years before returning to New Zealand, where he lived until 2002. He then returned to Ottawa where he cared for his mother for nine years. He is now a full time resident at Tisarana Buddhist Monastery.

To join our Zoom Meeting, click on this link:

TBC Online Zoom Session

Meeting ID: 741 749 355
Password: 883290

Check-In on Zoom 8:30 – 8:45 am EDT

Zoom telephone numbers for the Toronto area, if connecting by phone:
+1 647 374 4685
+1 647 558 0588

If dialing in from another area, you can find your local Zoom number here: Zoom Dial-in Numbers

The Day of Mindfulness will include meditation, mindfulness instructions and Buddhist reflections.

Registration is not required. If you would like to donate to the Tisarana Buddhist Monastery for this event, please use the TBC donation page and include a message that the donation is for Ajahn Viradhammo Day of Mindfulness retreat. 100% of all donations will be passed on to Tisarana.

The chants for the Days of Mindfulness will be displayed on the Zoom screen during the opening and closing chants. However, you can print the chants ahead of time if you prefer. They are available at this link.

We look forward to you joining us on June 26th.  Please note that this one day retreat will start at 8:30 am EDT and finish at 3:15 pm.


Sunday, June 26, 2022 EDT

8:30 – 8:45 am EDTZoom Check-In
8:45 – 8:50 amWelcome and Introduction of Ajahn Viradhammo
8:50 – 9:00 amChanting and Bowing: Dedication of Offerings
Request for, and Offering of Three Refuges and Five Lay Precepts
9:00 – 9:45 amGuided meditation
9:45 – 9:50 amBreak in Noble Silence
9:50 – 10:20 amDhamma Talk
10:20 – 10:50 amQuestions and Answers
10:50 – 10:55 amBreak in Noble Silence
10:55 – 11:40 amMeditation
11:40 – 11:45 amAnnouncements
11:45 am – 12:55 pmLunch Break (Zoom will remain open)
12:55 – 1 pmAnnouncements
1 – 1:45 pmGuided meditation
1:45 – 1:50 pmBreak in Noble Silence
1:50 – 2:25 pmDhamma Talk
2:25 – 3:00 pmQuestions and Answers
3:00 – 3:15 pmSharing of Merit, Closing Chants, Thank you to Ajahn