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Retreat: Peaceful Living, Peaceful Dying

May 5, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - May 7, 2023 @ 2:30 pm PDT

Peaceful Living, Peaceful Dying
with Ven. Sangye Khadro

Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7

Live & Online

Buddhist perspectives on dying that help us to live with love, compassion, and forgiveness.

Ven. Sangye Khadro offers this weekend course based on her booklet, Preparing for Death and Helping the Dying.

Death is something we all inevitably encounter in lifeWe ourselves will die one day, and even before that occurs we will experience the deaths of those close to us: family, friends, pets, and so on.

In this course we will explore Buddhist perspectives on death and dying, as well as practices to prepare for our own death and help others who are dying. Course includes teachings, meditation, and discussion. The retreat is suitable for beginners as well as long-term meditators.

Like all Abbey programs, this retreat is freely offered, and your offerings are welcomed.

Participating Online

Teachings will be streamed on our YouTube channel. Meditations and discussions groups will be via Zoom – you must register to receive the link. Senior lay students will lead the meditations and facilitate the discussion groups. Recitations are available in the Guide to Abbey Online Programs.

Registration information

Covid Policy

You must register to visit.

If you have any of these symptoms, please re-schedule your visit: Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.


Friday, May 5
4 – 5 pm Guest Orientation (in person)
6 – 8 pm Teachings with Ven. Sangye Khadro
Saturday, May 6
5:30 – 7 am Morning Meditation
9 – 10:30 am Teaching with Ven. Khadro
11 – 11:50 am Guided Meditation
2 – 2:30 pm Q&A session (in person only)
2:30 – 4 pm Discussion Groups
4:30 – 6 pm Teaching with Ven. Khadro
7 – 8:15 pm Evening Meditation (in person only)
Sunday, May 7
5:30 – 7 am Morning Meditation
9 – 10:30 am Teaching with Ven. Khadro
11 – 11:50 am Guided Meditation
12 – 2 pm Lunch and clean up

More about the teacher

California-born, Ven. Sangye Khadro ordained as a Buddhist nun at Kopan Monastery in Nepal  in 1974, and took the full (bhikshuni) ordination in 1988. She has studied Buddhism with many great masters including  Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Lama Yeshe, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey, and Khensur Jampa Tegchok. She  began teaching in 1979 and was a resident teacher at Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore for 11 years. In addition to Awakening the Kind Heart, she is the author several books, including How to Meditate, now in its 17th printing.


May 5, 2023 @ 4:00 pm PDT
May 7, 2023 @ 2:30 pm PDT
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