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dharma protocol

Before Visiting the Temple Learn
Dharma Protocol

Our community is a Buddhist monastery. When you visit our monastery, you may require to follow a few basic rules:

  • Buddhists wear white dresses when they visit temples. You may want to wear a bit of formal attire.
  • Visitors are required to remove footwear and headgears at the entrance of the temple.
  • Silence is essential in Buddhist monasteries. You may become mindful of your speech.
  • You can address Buddhist monastics using expressions, such as ‘Bhante’ or ‘Venerable’. Avoid addressing using the first name.
  • You may have to sit on the floor.
  • Bring an extra pair of socks if you are visiting in the Winter.
  • You can ask questions.
  • You can take photographs, but be mindful to use them in a respectful manner.
Our daily


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Temple is open every day from 6.30 A.M. to 8.00 P.M.
This is our habitual schedule:

  • 7:00 – Buddha Pūjā followed by Set Pirit                (Blessing) Chanting
  • 7:30 – Breakfast for Monks
  • 8:00 – Study
  • 9:00 – Book an appointment
  • 11:00 – Daytime Buddha Pūjā
  • 11:30 – Lunch for Monks
  • 12:30 – Blessing service and the Dhamma talk for devotees after lunch
  • 13:00 – Resting Time
  • 14:00 – Meeting by Appointment

  • 19:00 – Gilanpasa Buddha Pūjā and Set Pirit Chanting


309–311 Kingsbury Road, London, NW9 9PE, UK


Phone: +44 (0)20 8204


Everyday6:30 AM - 8:00 PM