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Kathina & Volunteer Celebration

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

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Broadcast Live at 7 pm Pacific Time on YouTube Live

The Kathina (pronounced ka-tee-na) is widely celebrated in the Buddhist countries of Southeast Asia.

It’s a time when monastics and lay practitioners reunite after the monastics’  long varsa or “rains retreat.”

Dating to the Buddha’s time, it’s traditionally an occasion when lay friends make offerings of the four requisites—food, clothing, shelter, and medicine—to replenish the monks’ and nuns’ supplies after the three-month monastic retreat. The monastics accept these offerings, and ceremonially offer a “robe of merit” to a worthy senior monastic.

The Abbey’s American version usually happens in person, but this year we’ll take it online. Join us for the brief ceremony that includes chanting, recognition, and a short Dharma talk.

Read more about kathina here.

If you’d like to make a kathina offering, see our Kathina Wish List.

Kathina will be broadcast live on our YouTube Channel, beginning at 7 pm Pacific Time.

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Event Category:

Organizer

Sravasti Abbey Event Organizer
Phone:
(509) 447 5549
Email:
office.sravasti@gmail.com
Website:
sravastiabbey.org

Venue

Sravasti Abbey
692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Phone:
509-447-5549
Website:
sravastiabbey.org