Praise of Dependent Arising with Dagri Rinpoche

Praise of Dependent Arising with Dagri Rinpoche

Rinpoche will also confer the 4-Armed Chenrezig and White Tara Empowerments (Jenangs)  “Praise of Dependent Arising” is Lama Tsongkhapa’s joyful explanation of emptiness and dependent arising. With gratitude to Shakyamuni Buddha, foremost teacher...
Offering Service Saturday

Offering Service Saturday

Join us for Offering Service Saturday 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. Garden 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...