Kathina & Sharing the Dharma Day

Kathina & Sharing the Dharma Day

Join us for an especially festive sharing of the Dharma, as we interweave our Sharing the Dharma Day program with our fourth annual kathina ceremony. The kathina (pronounced ka-tee-na) is widely celebrated in the Buddhist countries of Southeast Asia. Dating to the...
May 7: Join Us for Kathina

May 7: Join Us for Kathina

On May 7, the Abbey joyfully celebrates kathina (pronounced kuh-teen-ah). Established by the Buddha, ancient ceremony of kathina is a time to rejoice in the virtue created by the sangha during the monastic retreat (varsa) and the ending ceremony (pravarana). This...