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...
Young Adults Explore Buddhism

Young Adults Explore Buddhism

with Ven. Thubten Chodron June schedule is in process. Check back to confirm the date. Sravasti Abbey invites young adults aged 18 to 29 to explore the Buddha’s teachings within our American culture. No meditation experience is necessary; just an open and curious...
Moscow: The Wheel of Sharp Weapons

Moscow: The Wheel of Sharp Weapons

Public talk with Ven. Thubten Chodron Friends of Sravasti Abbey Russia, host this talk on  “The Wheel of Sharp Weapons,” a poem/text from the thought-training tradition and root text of Ven. Chodron’s latest book, Good Karma :How to Create the Causes...
Moscow: Amitabha Retreat

Moscow: Amitabha Retreat

Amitabha is the Buddha of Infinite Light, whose vows to benefit sentient beings motivates and inspires practitioners. Join Ven. Chodron to learn the Amitabha meditation practice and receive teachings that include how calling out to Amitabha Buddha can brighten the...
Moscow: The Buddhist Idea of Karma

Moscow: The Buddhist Idea of Karma

“Cause and Effect: The Buddhist Idea of Karma,” 2 public talks with Ven. Thubten Chodron    7:00 – 9:00 pm each night In describing the logic of how happiness and suffering arise in our immediate experience, Buddha emphasized the two key factors: (1) our mental...