Theravāda Buddhism Web Directory

Skiptvet Buddhist Monastery

Lundsveien 196
1814
Skiptvet
Norway
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
+47 90966462

Skiptvet Buddhist Monastery is located in the quiet, peaceful countryside of Østfold County, south of Oslo, and is surrounded by fields and forests. It is a place conducive to learning about Buddhism, to practising mindfulness, and to developing peace inside. Although there is much time for individual meditation and contemplation, visitors should be aware that this is not a retreat centre. The emphasis here is on applying the Buddhist Path in all activities throughout the day, and not just during formal meditation. During their stay, guests are expected to take part in the daily routine, and also to help out with certain tasks.

There are now western monks in residence who have been invited here to found the first Scandinavian "forest monastery". The monks belong to the lineage of Ajahn Chah, which is part of the Thai forest tradition.

See also: http://skiptvet-vihara.weebly.com/

Located in: Norway