eNews: October 2016

eNews: October 2016

Table of Contents Cultivating Concentration Retreat Madhyamaka Through Metaphors Course Sharing the Dharma Day Offering Service Day The Forest New Website Coming Soon! More News As the seasons change, we’re heading into autumn. The bushes are red and yellow, and the...
Ven. Jampa Shares the Dharma in Germany

Ven. Jampa Shares the Dharma in Germany

October 18 Several German Dharma centers invited Ven. Jampa, born in Berlin, to share about her life and training at the Abbey. There is particular interest in her recent bhikshuni ordination. She has given talks in Hamburg, Frankfurt, and Berlin. She also visited the...
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....