The new year brings an opportunity for renewal. Why not spend New Year’s Eve creating virtue with 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.
One Sunday a month, Sravasti Abbey opens our doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore Buddhism. The day includes mediation, a talk, vegetarian potluck, discussion, and fellowship.
The Nyung Ne Purification Retreat of Chenrezig is a powerful way of healing illness, purifying negative karma, and opening the heart to compassion.
One Saturday 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.
Ven. Thubten Chodron continues her line by line commentary on “The Foundation of Buddhist Practice,” co-written with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. This year’s teaching covers the end of Chapter 3, then proceeds to Chapters 4 & 5: “Choosing Spiritual Mentors and Becoming a Qualified Disciple” and “Relying on a Spiritual Mentor.”