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Online: Exploring Monastic Life

July 28 @ 11:00 am - August 8 @ 12:30 pm PDT

Layman and nuns outdoors with prayerful hands.

Exploring Monastic Life

via Vimeo Livestream and Zoom

July 28 – August 8

A maximum of 15 qualified guests may attend this course in person.

You must be fully vaccinated to visit the Abbey. See info below. 

Exploring Monastic Life is a study and community experience

with Ven. Thubten Chodron and the Sravasti Abbey Community

Exploring Monastic Life is for qualified lay people exploring the possibility of ordination, and for monks and nuns that have been ordained for five years or less.

Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron teaches from over 40 years of experience as a monastic. In addition to receiving daily teachings, you will be able to interact with members of Abbey’s resident monastic community.

Applicants must have taken refuge in the Three Jewels at least one year ago and must not be in a long-term relationship. Priority will be given to applicants under 50 years old.

Participants must commit to attend all sessions.

Read the detailed program description here.

Admission is by application here.

For in person attendance, You must also scan and send proof of your full vaccination to the office when you send in the registration form: Abbey Office.

All programs are offered on a donation basis, and we welcome your offerings.

Read about our Economy of Generosity. You can can make offerings by credit card or US bank withdrawal here.


July 28 @ 11:00 am PDT
August 8 @ 12:30 pm PDT
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Sravasti Abbey Event Organizer
(509) 447 5549
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692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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