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April 2020

Streamed Live – Sharing the Dharma Day & Kathina

April 12 @ 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

We will Livestream this Sharing the Dharma Day program—complete with guided meditation, Dharma talk. Sorry, no potluck ; - ) Please join us!

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Livestream: Ven. Thubten Chodron on “Parting from the Four Attachments”

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - May 1 @ 8:30 pm MSK
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Venerable Thubten Chodron

Ven. Thubten Chodron will offer a series of nine teachings on "Parting from the Four Attachments" by Nubpa Rigzin Drak over Livestream at the request of the Friends of Sravasti Russia. Teachings are Weds through Fri evening in Europe; that's morning in the US West Coast.

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Streamed Live – Peaceful Living, Peaceful Dying

April 17 @ 6:15 pm - April 20 @ 12:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Close-up of smiling nun.

Ven. Sangye Khadro will offer this course via Livestream—complete with teachings, led meditations, and possibly chat room discussions. She presents Buddhist perspectives on dying that help us to live with love, compassion and forgiveness. Check back for specific schedule details.

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May 2020

Sharing the Dharma Day

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 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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Objective and Subjective Emptiness

May 8 @ 3:00 pm - May 17 @ 3:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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If Buddhist philosophy is your “thing,” this course is for you! Professor Jay L. Garfield guides a lively exploration of the objective and subjective aspects of emptiness as presented in the Madhyamaka and Yogacharya tenet schools. For advanced students.

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June 2020

Sharing the Dharma Day

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 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 to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. All are welcome.

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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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Sharing the Dharma Day

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 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 to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. All are welcome.

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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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Sharing the Dharma Day

August 9 @ 9:45 am - 3:00 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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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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November 2020

The Library of Wisdom and Compassion

November 6 @ 4:00 pm - November 13 @ 2:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Ven. Thubten Chodron continues her line by line reading and commentary of the remarkable  multi-volume book series encompassing the entire Buddhist path, The Library of Wisdom and Compassion. His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Ven. Chodron are co-authors.

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Offering Service Sunday

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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two lay women with wheelbarrow

One day 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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December 2020

New Year’s Vajrasattva Retreat

December 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - January 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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The new year brings an opportunity for renewal. Why not spend New Year’s Eve creating virtue with Ven. Thubten Chodron, Ven. Tenzin Tsepal, and the Abbey community? Suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners.

Vajrasattva’s purification practice is a powerful way way to release mistakes of the past and step forward into the future with a good motivation and clear mind.

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