Serpentine Monastery’s Robe-Offering Day


More than a thousand Buddhist supporters, especially from the Thai community, celebrated the Kathina ceremony at Bodhinyana Monastery on Sunday 12th Oct 2014. The monks of Bodhinyana Buddhist Monastery in Perth’s hill suburb of Serpentine have been on their annual three month retreat for the past three months. The Kathina ceremony marks the end of the Vassa retreat (Rains Retreat). Ajahn Brahm the abbott of the monastery led the monks and accepted offers of gifts to the monks (sangha) from the lay supporters and also a special offering from the the King of Thailand.