Rains Retreat (Vassa) 2017





Summer 2017 will see Sunyata host its inaugural Vassa, or Rains Retreat. The Vassa is an annual three-month period of monastic retreat which has been observed since the time of the Buddha. Traditionally, monks and nuns remain in one place during this time, taking the opportunity to deepen and strengthen their practice. Senior monastic Laung Por Damrong will in residence for our first Vassa. There will be an opportunity for lay supporters to spend time with us during this period. read more

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