May 17, 2018
Buddhist merit making ceremony at the Royal Thai Embassy
On 16 May 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy led by Maris Sangiampongsa, Ambassador of Thailand to Canada, held a Buddhist merit making ceremony at the Embassy. The ceremony was conducted by Ajahn Viradhammo, Abbot of Tisarana Buddhist Monastery, Phra Videsabuddhiguna (Amaro Bhikkhu), Abbot of Amaravati Monastery, United Kingdom, who visited Canada during this time, and Samanera Amarasiri of Tisarana, to give blessings to the Embassy and its officials and staff. On this auspicious occasion, Ajahn Amaro offered a Dhamma reflection by pointing that it is important to learn to listen to one another in order to have an effective communication in a working environment and to live harmoniously with one another.