eNews: November 2014

eNews: November 2014

Table of Contents In the Local Community Prison Dharma Out & About in the USA 20th Annual Western Buddhist Monastic Gathering Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions Abbey Life Forest Work The Passing of Khensur Jampa Tegchok Rinpoche Other News It’s fall for sure....
eNews: October 2014

eNews: October 2014

Table of Contents Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe and the 400 Stanzas Sharing the Dharma Day Chenrezig Retreat and Parting from the Four Clingings Forest Project A New Book! A New Website! Other News The changing of the seasons is becoming more evident day by day at the Abbey as...
Sravasti Abbey Consecrates New Chenrezig Hall

Sravasti Abbey Consecrates New Chenrezig Hall

by Venerable Thubten Chonyi Sravasti Abbey’s new Chenrezig Hall, the accomplishment of a long endeavor, will expand the monastery’s offerings to a growing circle of people. In June about 80 people gathered at the abbey, near Newport, Washington, to consecrate the new...
A Day in Nature

A Day in Nature

by Janet Single-Schwall I wanted to share about the day in nature that my husband David and I were privileged to have with Venerables Semkye, Samten, Chonyi, and Damcho. We picked them up after breakfast on September 29, 2014 and headed to the ancient Ross Creek Cedar...
Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead

We have all heard it — death is certain, time of death uncertain, next life uncertain—so, practice Dharma purely, now. One of our dear Dharma friends, Sage Miller, attended a Retreat on Death and Caring for the Dying at the Abbey and took the above advice seriously....
eNews: September 2014

eNews: September 2014

Table of Contents Dagmo Kusho Sakya’s Visit Don’t Take Things for Granted Exploring Monastic Life Sharing the Dharma Day Forest & Garden Other News Life at the Abbey featured an unusually hot August that followed an unusually hot July. The garden loved...