400 Stanzas with Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe

400 Stanzas with Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe

Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way 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 English interpreter. Join us! Aryadeva’s...
Young Adults Explore Buddhism

Young Adults Explore Buddhism

with Ven. Thubten Chodron Sravasti Abbey invites young adults aged 18 to 29 to explore the Buddha’s teachings within our American culture. No meditation experience is necessary; just an open and curious mind/heart. The course includes meditation instructions and...
The Case for Running Water

The Case for Running Water

My name is Alice Chng, and I have known the Abbey’s founding abbess, Ven. Thubten Chodron, for nearly 40 years. I have been trying to persuade Ven. Chodron to build a new residence since 2010. Back when the Abbey was new, Venerable’s students built her a...
Letting Go

Letting Go

Letting Go in the Era of Loss by Tanya Lasuk   Please watch Ven. Chodron’s Bodhisattva’s Breakfast Corner (BBC) talk on the Power of Letting Go, and then read Tanya’s response below. Tanya wrote: I just listened to your BBC talk on Letting Go. Your comment...
New Geshe Nun Visits the Abbey

New Geshe Nun Visits the Abbey

In December, 2016, His Holiness the Dalai Lama awarded the geshe degree to 20 Tibetan Buddhist nuns—the first in Tibetan history. The Tibetan Nuns Project website describes this historic milestone. Now the nuns are ready to teach, to share their Dharma knowledge. We...