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Sharing the Dharma Day

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT

Abbess teaches book.

Sharing the Dharma Day
with the Sravasti Abbey Community

10 am-12:00 pm: Meditation & teaching on Livestream

2:00-3:30 pm: Discussion groups on Zoom

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. Our online version includes afternoon discussion groups over Zoom. If you are fully vaccinated and boosted, please join us in person. Your nutritious vegetarian potluck offering is welcomed, and registration is required.

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.

See previous Sharing the Dharma Day teachings.

All Abbey Dharma programs are offered freely, and your offering is welcomed. Make an offering here.

Registration information

The Abbey is open to fully vaccinated and boosted guests. You must register to visit.
You must also take a rapid (at-home) test the day before you arrive and email us your test results.

Check back for Zoom registration link

Schedule

9:45 am Arrive by 9:45 am; Drop off food offering at kitchen
10:00 am Meditation
11:00 am Teaching
12 pm Vegetarian potluck lunch
2 pm Discussion groups

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.

Details

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October 16
Time:
10:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT
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Organizer

Sravasti Abbey Event Organizer
Phone:
(509) 447 5549
Email:
office.sravasti@gmail.com
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Venue

Sravasti Abbey
692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Phone:
509-447-5549
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