Inspiring stories and photos from the historic International Mahayana Bhikshuni Varsa in India.
The history—and future—of the monastic varsa (rains retreat) at Sravasti Abbey and Shravasti, India.
A look at what has changed and what has stayed the same over 20 years of Abbey history.
Ven. Damcho’s travelogue about a nuns’ conference in Korea.
The community shares some of the ways our practices protect the environment.
Ven. Pende shares thoughts on a key element of monastic life.
Ven. Hanh Thuc and Ven. Chang Feng inspire Abbey monastics.
Abbey nuns reply to readers’ questions on SpokaneFAVS.
Ven. Thubten Kunga on the decision-making process to become a Buddhist nun.
Ven. Chodron’s thoughts in Dharma Drum Mountain’s “Humanity Magazine.”