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Amaravati monastery marks Bhante's death

By Munisha on Thu, 22 Nov, 2018 - 13:32

Amaravati monastery marks Bhante's death

By Munisha on Thu, 22 Nov, 2018 - 13:32

At Amaravati Buddhist Monastery in Hertfordshire, UK, the evening chanting on the day after Bhante’s funeral was dedicated to him.

Amaravati is a monastery in the Thai Forest Tradition, run by the English Sangha Trust, who owned the Hampstead Buddhist Vihara where Bhante lived in the 1960s. 

Read about Munisha’s visit to Ajahn Amaro, abbot of Amaravati, in 2016.

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A visit to the English Sangha Trust

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Apr, 2017 - 16:06

A visit to the English Sangha Trust

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Apr, 2017 - 16:06

It’s been a busy few months with other work but I didn’t want to leave unrecorded an interesting visit to Amaravati Buddhist Monastery in Hertfordshire, UK, last October. Part of the Thai Forest Tradition, it’s run by the English Sangha Trust, who invited Sangharakshita to come back to Britain from India in 1964.

In my capacity as Triratna’s Liaison Officer, looking after Triratna’s co-operation with other Buddhist traditions in Europe, Sangharakshita had asked...