Living Vinaya in the West
January 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - February 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am PST
A 16-day Residential Course with Venerable Master WuYin of Luminary Temple in Taiwan
Sravasti Abbey invites Western nuns or nuns who live in the West—no matter your level of ordination—to join us for a rare, 16-day Vinaya training under the guidance of a remarkable and respected Vinaya master, Ven. Master Wu Yin.
The daily schedule will include meditation, teaching, and discussion, with time for private study and getting to know each other. We will also do posadha (sojong) together.
Ven. Bhiksuni Master Wu Yin will focus on the Skandhas/Khandhas. She will teach from the Dharmaguptaka Vinaya in Mandarin with English translation. Group discussions will be in English.
Read the details on the special webpage, Vinaya Course 2018. The page includes a list of Vinaya resources.
Admission is by application. Please use the long form. Application deadline is Wednesday, January 3, 2018.
Arrive by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 22. Orientation and teachings begin the next day. Departure day is February 8. Check the Getting Here page to learn about transportation to Sravasti AbbeyWrite the office as soon as possible if you need a letter of invitation.
Come study, discuss, and live in the community of nuns from various Buddhist traditions.
See the video on Ven. Wu Yin’s life. It’s in Chinese with English subtitles.