Juliet Restores the Buddha at Sukhavati

Juliet Restores the Buddha at Sukhavati

Sukhavati is the pure land of Amitābha Buddha. It’s also the name of a rugged meadow with a beautiful view on the Abbey property where people can spread their dear ones’ cremation ashes. Prayer flags mark the entrance and a small Buddha statue presides over the area....
Ven. Tenzin Tsepal Joins the Abbey Community

Ven. Tenzin Tsepal Joins the Abbey Community

We rejoice and welcome a new member of the Abbey resident community—Ven. Tenzin Tsepal. Ven. Tsepal was Ven. Chodron’s student in Seattle in the 1990s and served as a lay supporter for the Life as a Western Buddhist Nun conference that Ven. Chodron organized in...
eNews: September 2016

eNews: September 2016

Table of Contents The 12th Exploring Monastic Life Program Sharing the Dharma Day Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe Teaches on Aryadeva’s The Four Hundred Mugs for Miles A New Book: Good Karma Join Us on Milarepa’s Mile More News We’ve had a wealth of Dharma...
Mugs for Miles

Mugs for Miles

Hi. My name is Kuni and I visit the Abbey often. I’ve watched the nuns drive to Spokane and other places to teach Dharma classes over the years. I began to notice, “Wow, their car is really getting old. Is it safe?” In rain and snow they drive a 2000 Subaru....
Sharing the Dharma in the West

Sharing the Dharma in the West

Caz Lockwood attended a two-week course at Sravasti Abbey on Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions, in November 2015. With many years of experience in event management, she served as Venerable Thubten Chodron’s assistant on a five-week teaching tour across eight...
eNews: August 2016

eNews: August 2016

Table of Contents Medicine Buddha Retreat Sharing the Dharma Day In Our Local Community Teaching at the Vietnamese Retreat A New Book: Good Karma A Wonderful Visit of Two Friends In the Forest and at Tara’s Refuge Another New Anagarika! Mugs for Miles Power of...