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To all our generous donors, we rejoice in your merit. Your donations allow us to continue supporting the presence of Buddhist nuns in Canmore.

Alberta, Canada

Canmore Theravada Buddhist Community and Monastery

A place to meet, meditate and learn. Welcome to all!

In person events take place at the Monastery
518 2nd St. Canmore
Everyone welcome


This same information is available on our Events Calendar 

Ongoing Events: occurring in Mountain Time

Weekly Tues Meditation Group 7 - 8:30 pm MT

In person or on zoom.

Weekly Thurs Sutta Contemplation 6- 7:30 pm MT

This is best attended on zoom.

Each week a sutta is contemplated using prompting questions in an interactive format to cultivate inspiration. One can also join in as a listener.

Weekly Fri Meditation Group 8:30 -10 am MT

In person or on zoom.

Biweekly Moon Days of Silent Meditation

Each full and new moon day from 9 am - 4:30 pm MT

May 7, 23, June 5, 22 are the upcoming dates.

Morning and Evening Puja

Morning puja occurs each day from 6 am - 7 am except Mondays. 

Evening puja occurs from 7 pm - 8 pm on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Monastery closed every Monday

(Quiet day for the residents)

Special Events: 

Registration is now open for both:

- Intro to Buddhism and Meditation May 25 

- June 7 - 9 Retreat for meditators with        experience

   - Retreat Info (must read)

   - Registration form

June 15: Monastery yard cleanup work party.

Four times a year we offer Three Day Weekend Retreats for meditators with some experience.

The remaining dates for 2024 are: June 7-9 and Sept 27-29.  Our 4th retreat for the year will be 4 days long and led by Ajahn Punnadhammo.  The date is Nov 8 - 11.

Twice a year we offer a day long Introduction to Buddhism and meditation.  The dates for 2024 are: May 25th and Oct 26th.

Twice a year we offer a short day program for young children.  The remaining date for 2024 is Sept 22nd.

Most Recent Dhamma Reflection

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