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Welcome To Wat Buddhametta

Wat Buddhametta is a Buddhist monastery, temple and meditation center. It provides a place of residence for the Buddhist monastic(s), a place of worship for Buddhists, a meeting place for laypeople, and facilities for the observance of Buddhist religious practices according to the Theravada tradition. Members, students, and individuals interested in Buddhist religion and practice can join us for classes, ceremonies, meditation, and community services. Buddhist ceremonies include birth blessings, Thai Buddhist weddings, funeral services and memorial services. Hospital and hospice visits by the monks are also available upon request . We offer a 1 day long meditation retreat (monthly) that is designed for those wishing to deepen their experience in meditation and to develop insight into the workings of the mind.

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  • New A/C Unit Replacement Fundraiser

    Summer and no AC? HELP!

    New A/C Unit Replacement Fundraiser

    We are raising funds to cover the cost of a new A/C unit to replace the old air-conditioning unit on the East side of Wat Buddhametta which has literally died. This unit cools the living quarters for the monks and Ajahn Sarayut’s office. It is essential that we replace it with a new unit. The existing unit that we have is about over 20 years old; the technician suggested that more repairs would be a waste of money. Th...

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Our Next Thai Food Buffet

  • October 2019: Community Thai Food Buffet

    Community Thai Food Buffet

    On the third Saturday of most months we are having our monthly Community Thai Food Buffet Dinner. The very best Thai cooks are preparing a wonderful buffet of Thai food including pad thai, egg rolls, vegetarian and chicken curries, dessert and more delights. No reservations required. Bring the whole family and your friends. We are asking for a small donation of $10 per person, children under 10 eat free. The collected funds from this event help to support the temple to offer all classes free of charge to the community. All are welcome. For more information call Wat Buddhametta at 520-745-4624.

    In Loving-Kindness,

    Ajahn Sarayut,

    Abbot of Wat Buddhametta

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Upcoming Special Events

  • October 2019: Community Thai Food Buffet

    Community Thai Food Buffet

    On the third Saturday of most months we are having our monthly Community Thai Food Buffet Dinner. The very best Thai cooks are preparing a wonderful buffet of Thai food including pad thai, egg rolls, vegetarian and chicken curries, dessert and more delights. No reservations required. Bring the whole family and your friends. We are asking for a small donation of $10 per person, children under 10 eat free...

  • KATHINA (NEW ROBES) OFFERING CEREMONY 2019

    KATHINA (NEW ROBES) OFFERING CEREMONY AT WAT BUDDHAMETTA / 1133 S. Swan Rd., Tucson, AZ 85711 U.S.A. Sunday, October 27, 2019 Dear members and friends of Wat Buddhametta, We, Mrs. Nit Olli and Mr. Willis Olli,invite you, family and friends to join us to offer the Kathina (NEW ROBES) Offering Ceremony at Wat Buddhametta on Sunday, October 27, 2019. On the succeeding days after the end of the rain retreat come the well - known "Thod Kathina Samakkee" or New Robes Offering ...

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