A Bodhi Leaf Offering

A Bodhi Leaf Offering

Ven. Chodron is winding up a series of teachings in Singapore and Malaysia. Last week, Annette, one of Ven. Chodron’s Singapore students, came by Pureland Marketing where Venerable is staying. Annette wanted to make an offering—108 hand-made ceramic bodhi...
eNews: December 2016

eNews: December 2016

Table of Contents Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions Sharing the Dharma Day The Abbey & Climate Change Ven. Chodron Receives Global Bhikkhuni Award Further Travels in Taiwan New Website More News After a very rainy and cold October, we had a beautiful Indian...
Taiwan Press Praises Buddhist Nuns

Taiwan Press Praises Buddhist Nuns

Read the full story in Mandarin: taiwain-libert-times Photo identification: Chairman of the Chinese Buddhism Bhikkhuni Association, Venerable Master Bhikkhuni Pu Hui delivering the congratulatory speech Vice Chairman of the Chinese Buddhism Bhikkhuni Association,...
A Buddhist’s Reaction to Climate Change

A Buddhist’s Reaction to Climate Change

By Ven. Thubten Jampa While the US was experiencing a difficult and divisive presidential campaign, marked by turmoil and confusion, major changes were happening, and are still happening, in the Arctic, Tibet, the jungles of Borneo, the Gulf of Mexico and other...
Global Bhikkhuni Award Ceremony

Global Bhikkhuni Award Ceremony

Taiwanese news reports that fifteen thousand people attended the Global Bhikkhuni Award ceremony in Taiwan, where Abbey founder Venerable Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron joined 50 distinguished nuns from 12 countries to receive the award. A bhikkhuni (bhikshuni in Sanskrit)...
Prayer Request for Sravasti Abbey

Prayer Request for Sravasti Abbey

by Dawson Marino Dawson visited the Abbey for several weeks. When he returned to his home, he left behind this beautiful wish inspired by Indian sage Shantideva. May you be guards for those who are protectorless Guides for those who journey on the road. For those who...