Please note some restriction are still in place at Oxford Buddha Vihara due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Virtual Kathina Ceremony

You are invited to join the OBV Kathina Ceremony through Zoom meeting and Facebook live stream.

We have 7 monks dwelling at the OBV for this Vasa retreat. Due to the pandemic, gathering in a big group is not allowed, so we will not be holding it at the JR Hall this year.

Instead, and in order to remain the practice of the traditional robe offering ceremony, we will be organising the virtual event at the OBV Forest of Dean and you can join online. Details are as follows:

Date: Sunday 01 November 2020
Time: 13:00 to 15:00 GMT(UK Time)
Venue: Oxford Buddha Vihara (Forest of Dean)

Park Farm, Park Lane

St Bravels, Gloucestershire

GL15 6QX


13:00 Lighting candles and incense sticks
Observing the Five Precepts
Chanting 30 Paramis together
Offering Kathina Robes and Requisites
14:00 Dhamma talk by Venerable Dr Khammai Dhammasami, the OBV Abbot
Sharing Merit together
15:00 End of the programme

How to join the ceremony virtually

  1. Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 912 0532 0396
    Passcode: 20202020
  2. Follow the Facebook: Oxford Buddha Vihara Obv

How to make a donation virtually

  1. Donation for each set of robes is suggested at £5
  2. Please donate using the ‘donate’ button in the website

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