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July 2017

Offering Service Saturday

July 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Young and & older woman trim the grass.

One Saturday per month volunteers come together to offer service to Sravasti Abbey. Service could include garden work, help in the forest, cleaning, or cooking — all skills and all levels of ability are welcomed.

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Art of Transforming Suffering with Ven. Sangye Khadro

July 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - July 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Problems and difficulties are an inescapable part of life. But they don’t have to get us down. We can transform them into the spiritual path. Join Ven. Sangye Khadro, a Buddhist nun for over 40 years, to learn how.

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October 2017

400 Stanzas with Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe

October 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 26, 2017 @ 1:30 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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We are overjoyed to welcome eminent Tibetan scholar Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe to continue teaching Aryadeva's Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way with Joshua Cutler as his interpreter.

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Celebrate Ven. Chodron’s 40th Monastic Anniversary

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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The Sravasti community celebrates Ven. Chodron's 40 years of monastic living with a White Tara Puja, potluck lunch, and stories, skits, and poems.

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November 2017

Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions

November 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - November 16, 2017 @ 2:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Ven. Chodron with the His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Ven. Chodron teaches from her book, co-written with His Holiness the Dalai Lama—Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions, offering a rare opportunity to study the commonalities and differences in various Buddhist traditions.

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April 2018

Spring Weekend Retreat

April 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - April 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Close-up of smiling nun.

Spring Meditation Retreat, an excellent retreat for beginners and experienced meditators. Join Ven. Sangye Khadro, author of the best selling book, "How to Meditate."

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Kindness Retreat

April 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - April 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Two smiling buddhist nuns in front of white Buddha.

The Kindness Retreat is an exploration. When His Holiness the Dalai Lama says, "My religion is kindness," what does he really mean? Come find out with Ven. Thubten Jigme, Ven. Tenzin Tsepal, & the Sravasti Abbey community.

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May 2018

Offering Service Saturday

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
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Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Young and & older woman trim the grass.

One Saturday per month volunteers come together to offer service to Sravasti Abbey. Service could include garden work, help in the forest, cleaning, or cooking — all skills and all levels of ability are welcomed.

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September 2018

H.E. Ling Rinpoche at the Abbey

September 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:15 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
Ling Rinpoche smiling

An extraordinary opportunity to meet an extraordinary Lama! His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Yongzin Ling Rinpoche will visit the Abbey September 4-6. He will give a teaching on Wednesday, September 5.

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December 2018

Sharing the Dharma & Lama Tsongkhapa & Candlelight Vigil

December 2, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 3:00 pm PST
692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Guests greet Ven. Chodron at Sharing the Dharma Day

The is the last Sharing the Dharma Day of the season, coinciding with Lama Tsongkhapa Day, when we make many light offerings to honor the founder of our lineage.

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Winter Retreat: 3-Month Vajrasattva

December 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - March 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States

The annual Winter Retreat offers a beautiful opportunity to deepen Dharma practice. This winter’s retreat will focus on the purification practice of Vajrasattva.

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March 2019

End of Retreat & Kathina Ceremony

March 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Shane with moose sign for kathina.

Join us for an especially festive Dharma day as we combine our celebration to end the Vajrasattva Retreat with our sixth annual Kathina ceremony. It's also an opportunity for friends to help replenish the Abbey's supplies after the long winter.

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July 2019

1-Week Manjushri Retreat

July 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - July 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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On the Manjushri Retreat, take a week-long vacation with the Buddha of Wisdom. Join us for the Abbey’s annual 1-week meditation retreat on Manjushri.

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 Taking Bodhisattva Precepts

July 7, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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For Dharma students who have formally taken refuge and are ready to take the bodhisattva precepts, Ven. Chodron will offer aspiring and engaging bodhictta precepts during the Manjushri Retreat.

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November 2019

Foundation of Buddhist Practice

November 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - November 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Ven. Chodron with the His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Ven. Thubten Chodron continues her line by line commentary on "The Foundation of Buddhist Practice," co-written with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. This year's teaching covers "Choosing Spiritual Mentors and Becoming a Qualified Disciple" and "Relying on a Spiritual Mentor." Important topics!

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Offering Service Saturday

November 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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nun and lay people stringing malas

One Saturday per month volunteers come together to offer service to Sravasti Abbey. Service could include garden work, help in the forest, cleaning, or cooking — all skills and all levels of ability are welcomed.

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January 2020

Winter Retreat: 1-Month Buddha Meditation and Lamrim Retreat

January 3 @ 4:00 pm - January 31 @ 10:00 am PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Close up of buddha's face Lhabab duchen

The annual Winter Retreat offers a beautiful opportunity to deepen Dharma practice. This winter we focus on the Shakyamuni Buddha practice with meditations on the gradual path (lam rim). The one-month winter retreat runs January 3-31.

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May 2020

Streamed Live – Sharing the Dharma Day

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Guests greet Ven. Chodron at Sharing the Dharma Day

One Sunday a month, Sravasti Abbey opens our doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha's teachings and share in community fellowship. All are welcome!

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June 2020

Streamed Live: Sharing the Dharma Day

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Guests greet Ven. Chodron at Sharing the Dharma Day

One Sunday a month, Sravasti Abbey opens our doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. All are welcome.

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July 2020

Sharing the Dharma Day

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Guests greet Ven. Chodron at Sharing the Dharma Day

One Sunday a month, Sravasti Abbey opens our doors for Sharing the Dharma Day. Now it's on Vimeo Livestream and Zoom. Come explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in virtual community fellowship. All are welcome.

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