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Birken Forest Buddhist Monastery
7000 Smith Lake Forest Service Road
Knutsford, BC V0E 2A0
– For full driving directions, please visit GETTING HERE.
– Birken is located in a remote rural location and cannot receive deliveries via courier. We can receive mail and parcels sent via Canada Post.
Tel: +1 (778) 785-6059 (Voicemail Only)
Birken has a VOIP phone that operates over a satellite internet connection. Incoming calls go straight to voicemail and come to us as an email attachment; they do not ring in our office. We generally do not return calls and prefer to correspond by email. You may, however, leave a voicemail message IF your matter is urgent – please speak slowly and clearly and leave us your phone number so that we can return your call when possible.
Fax: +1 (866) 204-6025
Faxes received at the monastery come to us as an email attachment.
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