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Our aspirant family (Chestnut Tree) preparing for their monastic ordination, with our traditional Rose Ceremony.

After a formal lunch, our aspirants come up before the Sangha to formally request to be ordained as novices. They each offer a rose to our teacher and the community as a symbol of their aspiration and commitment before formally asking the community to receive the novice precepts.
This year the name of the family will be the Chestnut Tree Family.

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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