Request to Lama Tsongkhapa

Request to Lama Tsongkhapa

Written during Vajrasattva retreat, 2006 by Nanc Nesbitt (now Venerable Semkye): I request you, great Tsongkhapa, most noble one whose profound wisdom and deep compassion helped the Buddha’s teachings return to their original purity and brilliance in the Land of...
Yeshe and the Abbey Garden

Yeshe and the Abbey Garden

by Nanc Nesbitt In the last article in this series of metta in the garden, I shared my process of using the dharma to transform my indifference at times to the multitude of sentient beings affected by my gardening at the Abbey. In the past few months I have made some...
Forest Stewardship 2005

Forest Stewardship 2005

In 2005, a forest stewardship roundtable brought together people with experience is aspects of forestry as well as folks who simply love of the forest and lands to answer the question “How do we integrate the Dharma into our land stewardship practices?”...
My Visit to Sravasti Abbey

My Visit to Sravasti Abbey

Sravasti Abbey through the eyes of eleven-year-old Kristen Garner: My visit to the Abbey. Hmmm. Well, let’s just say that I loved it. There is just a feeling that I get when I come here that makes me want to hug everyone in sight. Some of the nicest people I...