His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
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Together we’ll build the Buddha Hall
A spiritual home for all sentient beings
Built “by the people and for the people,” the Buddha Hall will be a temple and library where people of all backgrounds can learn to replace anxiety, anger, and fear with love, compassion, and wisdom.
It’s where we learn to create peace in our chaotic world. Want to join in? Make an offering here >>
Upper Floor Comes to Life
March continues to be dedicated to setting Faswall blocks and then pouring concrete into them.
The community had joyful minds when shoveling frozen sand—creating the conditions to build the Buddha Hall.
Two poems for Valentine’s Day, rejoicing in the construction of the Buddha Hall.
Lower Level Guided Tour
Ven. Samten takes you on a guided tour of the Buddha Hall’s newly framed lower level.
Slab is Poured and Walls Rise
Through the hard work and great kindness of many people, the concrete slab floor has been poured and interior walls have been erected.
Flashback—From the Photo Archive
A look at what has changed and what has stayed the same over 20 years of Abbey history.
Kathina and End-of-Retreat Celebration
The Abbey and friends joyfully celebrate the ancient ceremony of kathina on April 9. Learn all about it.
eNews March 2023
All the latest Abbey news: Buddha Hall, winter retreat, Geshe Dadul, Losar, SAFE spring courses, many upcoming talks, and more!
Learn from books by Ven. Thubten Chodron.
692 Country Lane
Newport WA 99156 USA
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