Building Chenrezig Hall for Sravasti Abbey

Building Chenrezig Hall for Sravasti Abbey

by Venerable Thubten Chonyi Sravasti Abbey in Eastern Washington is now building its largest structure yet: Chenrezig Hall. Named for the Buddha of Compassion, Chenrezig Hall, when finished in a year, will provide an array of facilities for growing numbers of guests....
Flowers in Winter

Flowers in Winter

Robbie, who first attended the Abbey’s Exploring Monastic Life Program in 2008 at age 16, continues to reflect on Dharma practice and monastic life now, at age 20. In a recent letter to Venerable Chodron, he shares some thoughts. The more I reflect, the more I want to...
eNews: December 2012

eNews: December 2012

Table of Contents Nuns’ Travels Chenrezig Hall Out in the Community November Visitors Thanksgiving Winter Retreats More News Rain, snow, and sunny blue skies cycle through the days. The brilliant colors of fall quickly faded once the rains began, and the...
eNews: November 2012

eNews: November 2012

Table of Contents Chenrezig Hall 18th Annual Buddhist Monastic Gathering October 6 Celebrations Winter Retreats A New Book Out & About Sharing the Dharma More News Our late dry summer has finally given way to autumn rains, and the thirsty forest and gardens are...
What The Sunflower Teaches

What The Sunflower Teaches

Julia attended the celebration we had for International Bhikkhuni Day at the UU Church. When she saw one of the Abbey nuns, she handed her a huge sunflower, which the bhikkhuni gratefully accepted as we love sunflowers at the Abbey. Later, Julia sent us this...