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Forest Sangha Calendar 2015

Posted on Sun, 28 Sep 2014

Calendar

We have published printable PDF versions of the 2015 calendar at forestsangha.org/calendar. Available in 8 languages, thanks to the collaboration of many translators.

Printed copies of the Forest Sangha Calendar are available for free distribution at the monasteries.

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Moonday Error in the Printed Calendars for 2015

Posted on Sat, 27 Sep 2014

Please note that the printed calendars for 2015 contain a calculation error, and some of the moondays following Asalha Puja move one day forward. That is, Asalha Puja is marked on the correct day, but certain moondays after it shift to the day following the day shown on in the printed calendars.

This is corrected in the online PDFs and Google Calendar subscriptions, and the files you may download here show the correct...

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Sangha Samaggi Gathering at Amaravati

Posted on Fri, 06 Jun 2014

From 26th-31st May 2014 over 100 members of the world-wide sangha of disciples of Ajahn Chah gathered at Amaravati. Luang Por Liem led the occasion supported by Luang Por Sumedho, Luang Por Khemmadhammo and about 20 other Abbots of branch and associated monasteries.
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Newsletter Updates

Posted on Wed, 02 Apr 2014

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Forest Sangha Calendar in Sinhalese

Posted on Sat, 08 Mar 2014

The 2014 Calendar is now available in Sinhalese. Many thanks to the the translators who helped make it possible.

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Community List

Posted on Sat, 18 Jan 2014

The List of Community Members as of winter 2013-2014, is available for download: [PDF]

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Newsletter Updates

Posted on Sat, 14 Dec 2013

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Santacittarama Temple Project Approved

Posted on Mon, 09 Dec 2013

Santacittarama Monastery in Italy receives planning permission for temple project.

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Newsletter Updates

Posted on Sun, 24 Nov 2013

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FOREST SANGHA:

Forest Sangha Calendar 2014

Posted on Sat, 19 Oct 2013

Calendar

We have published printable PDF versions of the 2014 calendar at forestsangha.org/calendar. Available in 12 languages, thanks to the collaboration of many translators.

Printed copies of the Forest Sangha Calendar are available for free distribution at the monasteries.

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Newsletter Updates

Posted on Thu, 17 Oct 2013

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Community List

Posted on Sun, 28 Jul 2013

The List of Community Members as of 2013 Vassa, is available for download: [PDF]

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Newsletter Updates

Posted on Wed, 24 Jul 2013

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Year Planner Calendars for 2014

Posted on Wed, 10 Jul 2013

Year planner calendars for 2014 with the uposathas, moondays and Kathina dates are now available for download.

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Newsletter Updates

Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2013

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Newsletter Updates

Posted on Sun, 19 May 2013

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FOREST SANGHA:

Calendar 2013 Moonday Correction

Posted on Wed, 08 May 2013

A mistake was found and fixed in the 2013 calendar moonday dates, 2013 Dec 31 is a New Moon day.

If you have added the moonday calendar to your Google Calendars, it might take a few hours before the changes take effect.

The PDF downloads are updated, this includes the photo calendar and the year planners.

If you are using the year planner, we recommend to download the updated PDF.

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FOREST SANGHA:

Newsletter Updates

Posted on Fri, 19 Apr 2013

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Looking Ahead 2013 Winter Issue

Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2013

The latest issue (2013 Winter) of the Looking Ahead Newsletter from Amaravati is now available for download: [PDF]

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FOREST SANGHA:

Forest Sangha Newsletter Issue 92

Posted on Sun, 23 Dec 2012

The latest issue (92) of the Forest Sangha Newsletter is now available for download.

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FOREST SANGHA:

iTunes Books in 18 New Countries

Posted on Sat, 08 Dec 2012

All of the books currently available at www.fsbooks.org can now be accessed via iTunes in 17 countries in Sth America and New Zealand.

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Kathina Dates

Posted on Sat, 13 Oct 2012

Kathina dates for 2012:

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Community List

Posted on Sat, 04 Aug 2012

The List of Community Members as of 2012 August, is available for download: [PDF]

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International Elders Meeting at Wat Pah Nanachat, January 12-15th

Posted on Mon, 30 Jan 2012

To coincide with the commemoration of the twentieth-anniversary of Ven. Ajahn Chah’s passing away, there was a gathering of senior Western monks and nuns at Wat Pah Nanachat, the ‘International Forest Monastery’ in Ubon, NE Thailand. Luangpors Liem and Sumedho opened the gathering by offering encouraging addresses and Luang Por Khemadhammo presided over the meetings. More than forty monks and nuns, hailing from monasteries in Canada, USA, Europe, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia and New...

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Free ebooks available from the iTunes store

Posted on Fri, 06 Jan 2012

For those who are using iTunes, we have made some of the ebooks on fsbooks.org available through the iTunes store, for free download.

To find them, search the iTunes Store for "Ajahn Chah", or go to the free books section of the "Religion / Buddhism (Theravada)" category.

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17th and 18th Dec 2011: Ajahn Chah Remembrance Day 20th Anniversary

Posted on Tue, 13 Dec 2011

See the webcast here:

http://www.justin.tv/ajahnchahrd

"The Ajahn Chah Remembrance Day (ACRD) is a special day devoted to one of the great contemporary Buddhist monks in Thailand, Venerable Ajahn Chah who is also known as Ajahn Chah Subhaddo. [...] The two-day event on the 17th & 18th of December 2011, will be held at the SJK (C) Yuk Chai (Taman Megah) school hall. Monks from the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Malaysia will...

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Ebook: The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah

Posted on Sat, 19 Nov 2011

The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah are now available in .epub and .mobi format for download at forestsanghapublications.org.

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Ajahn Chah Photo Gallery

Posted on Thu, 27 Oct 2011

We have prepared a gallery of photos of Ajahn Chah, available at the following link: www.forestsangha.org/gallery/

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Forest Sangha Publications: e-books

Posted on Thu, 15 Sep 2011

A new website, www.forestsanghapublications.org, has been released. Electronic versions (.pdf, .epub, .mobi) of most of our Dhamma books are now available. This site also replaces dhammatalks.org.uk and dhammathreads.org, i.e. audio files are offered for listening live and download, and CDs are available for posting upon request.

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Kathina dates 2011

Posted on Wed, 17 Aug 2011

The Kathina dates for our European monasteries this year are as follows:

16th Oct-  Hartdridge, Santacittarama, Dhammapala

23rd Oct- Harnham

30th Oct- Chithurst

6th Nov- Amaravati

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