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@@@ New Message from Teacher James @@@

Hello everyone who are interested in Buddhism...pure message of the Buddha .....Teacher James will change from wat koh tao temple to on the hill (Stupa) koh tao Island since December 2014....see you the new place on koh tao......Stupa on the hill.....

@@@ Update Now @@@ .......Ajhan James will change to on the hil

wat kohtao temple to on the hill (stupa).....peaceful place on koh tao island you can see and any question with me about buddhism and thai customs.....on the hill (stupa) see you....

now ajhan james on koh tao

after came back from usa. i'm on koh tao. surajthani province thailand

Now! Ajhan James is not on koh tao....for go to U.S.A.

that from now on, I'm work as Buddhist Missionary monk in thai temple on that country which i will be back in Thailand again around the end of this year (2014) or the begining of next year (2015)....

Regular holy days

There are regular buddhist holy days : the Big Monk Day on every fullmoon day, and the Small Monk Day on every halfmoon day.

13 - 15 April 2014 Sangkhran day festivel....

Sangkhran day festivel or Thai's new year day between 13,14 and 15 in Thailnad, The Monastery makes ceremonies for festivel for thai people and forigener visit and worship to the triple Gems on those day....

16 - 29 March 2014...Trip on India, For respect to the Buddha

Teacher James leave from monastery on koh tao for traveling alone to india for respect the Buddha in his original place for example the place of the Buddha attains enlightenmented (Buddhagaya, India), the place of the Buddha was born (Lumpiniwan garden, Napal)in those day....

1 January 2014 Ceremony of the new year's day in temple...

every year the temple have the ceremony for new year's day in monastery such as buddhist people offering something for the monks, blessing chanting from the monks, make merit in buddhism and so no....invite everyone come to temple on this day...sadhu...

7-8 November 2013 Buddhist Myammar Festival

Community of Myammar people invite myammar monks for give the sermon to them on that day in wat koh jarean santi dhamma...

3 november 2013 - Kathina Festival

Kathina is a Buddhist festival which comes at the end of Vassa, the three-month rainy season retreat for Theravada Buddhists. The season during which a monastery may hold a Kathina festival is one month long, beginning after the full moon of the eleventh month in the Lunar calendar (usually October). It is a time of giving, for the laity to express gratitude to monks. Lay Buddhists bring donations to temples, especially new robes for the monks.

20 october 2013 - Devo Rohana Day

People offer food into the monk's bowls and go to the temple to make merit.

19 october 2013 - Pavarana Day

This is the next big ceremony in every temple in Thailand: the day of the end of the rain retreat, Vassa, which means the three month rainy season ends this day. Monks have stayed three months at the same place or temple.

Regular holy days

There are regular buddhist holy days : the Big Monk Day on every fullmoon day, and the Small Monk Day on every halfmoon day.

For questions about these holy days, please contact Ajhan James in the temple, using the contact form here.
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