Exploring Monastic Life

Exploring Monastic Life

with Ven. Thubten Chodron and the Monastics of Sravasti Abbey For men and women considering monastic ordination and nuns and monks ordained 5 years or less. Ven. Thubten Chodron teaches from her 40 years of life as a Tibetan Buddhist nun. Join her and the...
Developing Compassion In Challenging Times

Developing Compassion In Challenging Times

A retreat with the Vens. Chonyi, Samten, and the Sravasti Abbey Community For sure these are challenging times. While frustration, anger, and fear may be a natural response, they are neither helpful nor pleasant mind states. Join Ven. Chonyi,  Ven. Samten, and the...
Smith College: Life as a Western Buddhist Nun

Smith College: Life as a Western Buddhist Nun

Part of the Robed Warriors series Public Talk with Ven. Thubten Chodron “You’re becoming a what?” said Venerable Thubten Chodron’s family and friends when she announced in 1977 that she was going to become a Buddhist nun. How does a Western woman fit in a religion led...
Canceled: Sharing the Dharma Day

Canceled: Sharing the Dharma Day

Due to icy roads and predicted snow, Sharing the Dharma Day is canceled. See you April 2! One Sunday a month, Sravasti Abbey opens our doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in...