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...
eNews: October 2012

eNews: October 2012

Table of Contents Concentration Retreat & Sharing the Dharma Day A New Monastic and a New Anagarika Chenrezig Hall Chenrezig & Compassion Retreat Guests Galore International Bhikkuni Day More News Summer is just beginning to change into autumn, though fall’s...
A Bhikshuni’s Practice

A Bhikshuni’s Practice

Elycia Koh Yew Tee attended Exploring Buddhism, the program for young adults, in 2012, where she met Terri who was then an anagarika. When Terri  became a siksamana (nun in training), Elycia wrote this poem to celebrate. Seeing the truth in the Buddha’s Dhamma; Dhukka...
eNews: September 2012

eNews: September 2012

Table of Contents Exploring Monastic Life Chenrezig Hall Volunteers & Sharing the Dharma Day Guests and Projects Teachings SAFE Course Resumes September 10 More News Turkeys, flowers, veggies, buildings, knowledge, and merit—everything is growing at Sravasti Abbey...
Be Generous While You Can

Be Generous While You Can

Amanda Karg reflects on giving while faced with the impermance of life: Dear Venerable Chodron & Sravasti Abbey residents, I first heard Lamrim teachings a little over two years ago when I discovered your website and podcasts. It had a profound life-changing...