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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 - 8:30pm MT

In person or on zoom.

Weekly Thurs Sutta Contemplation 6- 7:30pm 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 -10am MT

In person or on zoom.

Biweekly Moon Days of Silent Meditation

Each full and new moon day from 9am - 4:45pm MT

Dec  27, Jan 11, 25, Feb 10, 24, Mar 9, 24, Apr 7, 23 are the upcoming dates.

Daily Morning and Evening Puja

Cancelled during winter retreat

Monastery closed every Monday

(Quiet day for the residents)

Special Events: 

Jan 10 - Mar 31: Monastery Residents' Winter Retreat.  See here for details. 

May 18: Samaneri ordination of Anagarika Sarah.

June 15: Monastery yard cleanup work party.

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

Proposed dates for 2024 are: April 26-28,  June 7-9 and  Sept 27-29.  Our 4th retreat for the year will be 4 days long and led by Ajahn Punnadhammo.  The proposed date is Nov 8 - 11.

Twice a year we offer a day long Introduction to Buddhism and meditation.  Proposed dates for 2024 are: May 25th and Oct 19th.

Twice a year we offer a short day program for young children.  The proposed dates for 2024 are April 14th and Sept 22nd.

Most Recent Dhamma Reflection

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