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May 2020

Memorial Day Weekend Retreat

May 22 @ 3:00 pm - May 25 @ 3:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Venerable Thubten Chodron

Ven. Thubten Chodron continues teaching from the book, How to See Yourself as You Really Are, by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and translated by Jeffrey Hopkins.

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June 2020

Young Adults Explore Buddhism

June 12 @ 3:00 pm - June 19 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Nuns with smiling young people.

Sravasti Abbey invites young adults aged 18 to 29 to explore Buddha’s teachings in the context of American culture. Meet like-minded friends who want to find purpose and meaning in their lives. No meditation experience necessary; just an open and curious mind/heart.

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July 2020

Green Tara Retreat with Ven. Sangye Khadro

July 3 @ 3:00 pm - July 10 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Close-up of smiling nun.

Ven. Sangye Khadro leads the Abbey’s annual one-week retreat. Join us for meditation on Green Tara, embodiment of the enlightening influence of all the Buddhas. She will also teach on selected verses from Chapter 9—the wisdom chapter—of Shantideva's Guide to a Bodhisattva's Way of Life. For centuries practitioners have turned to Tara—a feminine embodiment of enlightenment—for protection from both internal and external dangers, ranging from fire to anger and ignorance. The main purpose for practicing Tara meditation is to free…

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August 2020

Exploring Monastic Life

August 3 @ 3:00 pm - August 20 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Layman and nuns outdoors with prayerful hands.

Exploring Monastic Life is for qualified lay people exploring the possibility of ordination, and for monks and nuns that have been ordained for five years or less.

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September 2020

Labor Day Meditative Concentration Retreat

September 4 @ 3:00 pm - September 7 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Buddhist nun in gold background

Join Ven. Thubten Chodron ad the abbey community for a long weekend of meditation instruction and practice. Excellent retreat for beginners and long-term meditators too.

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October 2020

Pramanavarttika with Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe

October 1 @ 4:00 pm - October 10 @ 3:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Exclusive live-streamed teachings by eminent Tibetan scholar Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe on Chapter 2 of Dharmakirti's Pramanavarttika. Joshua Cutler interprets. Join us for a rare and precious transmission—the continuation of teachings on a profound text by a profound teacher.

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Praise to Great Compassion

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - October 30 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Monk teaching

A special teaching! Drepung scholar Geshe Yeshi Lhundup teaches Chandrakirti's Supplement to the Middle Way.

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