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...
eNews: July 2016

eNews: July 2016

Table of Contents Prison Outreach Offering Service Saturday Meet the Neighbors Days Sharing the Dharma Day Tragedy in Orlando New Anagarikas Exploring Buddhism: Young Adult Week Community Outreach More News It’s summer and the Abbey is buzzing with Dharma...
Growing up in East Germany

Growing up in East Germany

Venerable Thubten Jampa shares about the culture she grew up in in the German Democratic Republic, and the process of transition after the fall of the Berlin Wall. See this June 27th BBC here. Living here at Sravasti Abbey, located in the US with most residents born...
Community Outreach

Community Outreach

by Venerable Thubten Chonyi The Spokane Interfaith Council, along with OutSpokane, invited the Abbey to take part in an interfaith worship service during the city’s 25th annual LGBTQ+ PRIDE Week. The organizers wanted to be as inclusive of all faith traditions...
The Fog of Ignorance

The Fog of Ignorance

Stephen rejoices in clarity: The fog of ignorance burned off by the rising sun of bright exalted wisdom, even the dew evaporating quickly. While obscured by this fog we are unable to see the vast landscape of karma and its effects only what is within our limited...