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...
Our Next Livestream Teaching

Our Next Livestream Teaching

Ven. Thubten Chodron’s next Livestream teaching will unpack Daniel Perdue’s lucid text, The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate: An Asian Approach to Analytical Thinking Drawn from Indian and Tibetan Sources. The Thursday night course will likely to...
Coeur d’Alene: The Power of Respect with Ven. Thubten Chodron

Coeur d’Alene: The Power of Respect with Ven. Thubten Chodron

A Public Talk Respect: we want it, but can be stingy about giving it. Who deserves our respect?  How do we make them earn it? Can we respect others simply for being human? Join renowned Buddhist nun Ven. Thubten Chodron for her annual spring talk at North Idaho...
Meet the Neighbors Video

Meet the Neighbors Video

Sravasti Abbey’s Sharing the Dharma Day is the focus if this excellent video. It’s created by our friends at the Spokane Interfaith Council as part of their Meet the Neighbors program. Meet the Neighbors began in 2015 to build connection and understanding...
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...