End-of-Rains Ceremonies in Perth

Kathina (Robe Offering Ceremony) is held on any convenient date within one month of the conclusion of the Vassa Retreat, which is the three month rains retreat season (Vassa) for the monastic order. It is the time of the year when new robes and other requisites may be offered by the laity to the monks.

In Perth there are/were three events that were held this year by BCWA member temples.

The Cambodian Buddhist Society of WA marked Kathina 2012 on 3rd November 2012 at their temple Wat Dhammayanaram at 56 Scott Road, Kelmscott WA 6111.

The Bodhinyana Monastery (Buddhist Society of WA) held their Kathina on Sunday 4th November at Kingsbury Drive at Serpentine.

On Sunday the 11th of November the only Theravadan Monastery for nuns in Australia will be observing Kathina at 9am at the monastery at Gidgegannup. Please visit their website for the details.