To our delight, Luang Por Sumedho has accepted the invitation from the community to visit Amaravati in 2020. He is planning to stay for the month of May before returning to take up residence for the Vassa or rainy season. He has very generously offered to lead a retreat during his time here, so as in 2017, we are starting to plan for a large ‘Open Retreat’ to be held in the Temple from May 23 to May 31, 2020.
Some accommodation and camping will be available for those wishing to stay at the monastery, with the possibility of joining during the day for participants staying outside. We will also be looking for people willing to be ‘Event Helpers’ during the week, offering help with stewarding, kitchens, clearing up and the many tasks that will be needed to host a large group of people in a smooth and harmonious way.
Booking for the retreat will open in late September or early October 2019. Further details of the accommodation that will be available and Event Helper opportunities will be posted on the website in due course.
For any general enquiries or offers of help during the retreat, use the enquiry form below to get in touch with the organising team.