The Future of Dharma in America

The Future of Dharma in America

A Conference of the Global Peace Initiative of Women by Ven. Tenzin Tsepal I was one of 30 practitioners from different contemplative communities across religious traditions that came together in October for an intensive 2-day conference on The Future of Dharma in...
Should Buddhists Vote?

Should Buddhists Vote?

by Ven. Thubten Chodron When the Buddha established the Sangha, the monastic community, each person ordained ten years or more was considered sufficiently informed about monastic lifestyle and precepts and was thus accorded a voice when the assembly met to decide...
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...