The ‘Mosteiro Budista Theravada’ (Theravada Buddhist Monastery) was officially recognized as a religious corporate Order in Portugal under the name “Budismo Theravada da Floresta” (Forest Theravada Buddhism – Religious Community) Line of the Thai Forest Tradition of Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Sumedho.
The website www.sumedharama.pt aims to promote effectively the existence of Theravada Buddhism in Portugal, and prepare with the help of all, the definitive establishment of the monastery in 2012, to essentially promote the teaching of the Lord Buddha, as well as the history of the Forest Tradition and its current development in Portugal. More news will be given soon.
We thank you,
The Portuguese monks,
Bhikkhus Kancano, Dhammiko and Appamado
Amaravati, September 1, 2011