Rebecca did the one-month winter retreat on refuge with the Abbey community and wrote this poem at the conclusion.
A poem by inmate Al Ramos during Retreat from Afar
Stephen Taul is a current resident at the Abbey and completed the one-month retreat
Kathy from Spokane joined us on New Year’s for the Vajrasattva retreat for the second time. At the closing go-around, she shared this little ditty, her “rap song” of the retreat
Endah Dwijayastri, a member of the thubtenchodron.org migration team, sees Venerable Chodron in person for the first time and notices a difference.
Jane Roos recalls the lyrics of “Rhinestone Cowboy” to shine a light on the Sravasti Abbey Friends Education distance learning program’s unit on renunciation—the determination to be free from the star-spangled attractions of samsara