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.
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.
A weekend retreat with Ven. Sangye Khadro, offering Buddhist perspectives on dying that help us to live with love, compassion and forgiveness.
Sacramento’s Lion’s Dharma Center hosts Ven. Thubten Chodron for a public talk and weekend workshop on practicing compassion in challenging times, based on her poem/prayer, “A Song to Mummy Tara in These Dire Times.”
Join Ven. Thubten Chodron for “The Foundation of Buddhist Practice.” Teachings on her book, co-written with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, are Livestreamed weekly on Friday at 6:15 pm Pacific Time.