eNews: June 2014

eNews: June 2014

Table of Contents Teaching in Australia Our Buddhist Cousins Sharing the Dharma Day In the Community Seeing Yourself as You Really Are Filling Statues Outdoors Help with New Website Other News The garden is alive with so many different colors: the vibrant deep pink...
Causes for Calm

Causes for Calm

Carrie Loranger, a student in the Sravasti Abbey Friends Education (SAFE) distance learning program, examines causes and effects of living the Dharma: This past week reflections on karma came up quite a bit. We do not know what karma we come into this life with, so...
eNews: May 2014

eNews: May 2014

Table of Contents Sharing the Dharma Day & Puja to End the Winter Retreat Retreat from Afar Posada, Varsa, Pravarana, & Kathina Teaching in the Midwest & on the East Coast Practicing Dharma in Daily Life Retreat In the Community Rolling Mantra & Making...
Happiness

Happiness

Stephen W. attended a course given by Ven. Chodron in the early 1990s in India and has remained her student since. In 2014, he included the following in a letter to her. I remembered a conversation we once had when I was about 24 I think. I thought I would share it...
Xalapa Group Retreat from Afar

Xalapa Group Retreat from Afar

Diana writes on behalf of the Rechung Dorje Dragpa center in Xalapa, Mexico, to share their experiences of doing the Vajrasattva Retreat from Afar together. We were 16 people doing the retreat, many of us for the first time. Additionally, other people attended our...