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Practising Dhamma - Tak Bat Devo on the End of Rain Retreat weekend

Updated: Nov 17, 2023

During the weekend marking the end of the Rain Retreat, Skiptvet Buddhist Monastery is delighted to host a day of Dhamma practice and a "Tak Bat Devo" ceremony on the final day of the Vassa. This special occasion commemorates the Buddha's return after teaching his mother on Mahāpavaraṇā Day.

Credit: Devorohaṅa, Mural Painting, Buddhaisawan Hall

Event Schedule:

October 28, 2023

On this day, we will engage in Dhamma practice through walking and sitting together. The schedule will resemble the "One day retreats" we have been conducting since last September. This time will be in Thai language.

October 29, 2023 - 09:30 AM - Participants arrive at the monastery.

- 09:45 AM - The Sanṅgha proceeds to their seats, pays homage to the shrine, and participants take the five precepts while requesting protected chantings (parittas).

- 10:30 AM - Tak Bat Devo.

- 11:00 AM - Offering of food to the Saṅgha, followed by a communal meal.

- 01:00 PM - Offering of Pha Pah (paṅsukula cloths), Dhamma reflection, and meditation.

- 02:00 PM - Receiving and dedicating merit, concluding the ceremony.

Please note that the program is subject to change as needed.


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