Sharing the Dharma Day
May 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT
Sharing the Dharma Day
with the Sravasti Abbey Community
One Sunday a month, Sravasti Abbey offers Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. Your nutritious vegetarian potluck offering is welcomed, and registration is required. Check back for registration link.
Sharing the Dharma Day topics are drawn from the book, An Open-hearted Life: Transformative Methods for Compassionate Living, by Abbey founder and abbess Ven. Thubten Chodron and Eastern Washington University psychologist Russell Kolts.
People from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored on Sharing the Dharma Day to enhance their lives.
All Abbey Dharma programs are offered freely, and your offering is welcomed. Make an offering here.
You must register to visit.
Please take an at-home (rapid) Covid test the morning of your visit and email a photo of the negative result to the office. Additionally:
- If you have respiratory symptoms, please postpone your visit. Symptoms are listed below.
- If you’ve been exposed to someone who has Covid, please postpone your visit
Our Covid policy changes, so please check back close to when you will be visiting us for the most up-to-date info.
|Arrive by 9:45 am; Drop off food offering at kitchen
|Vegetarian potluck lunch
More about the teacher
Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, one of the first Tibetan Buddhist training monasteries for Western nuns and monks in the US. She graduated from UCLA, and did graduate work in education at USC. Ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun in 1977, she has studied extensively with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche, and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. She received full ordination as a bhikshuni in 1986.
Venerable Chodron teaches worldwide and is known for her warm, practical, and humorous explanations of how to apply Buddhist teachings in daily life. She is also involved in prison outreach and interfaith dialogue. She has published many books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation, and is currently assisting His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the writing and publication of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, a multi-volume series of teachings on the Buddhist path.