Exploring Monastic Life

Exploring Monastic Life

Exploring Monastic Life is for qualified lay people exploring the possibility of ordination, and for monks and nuns that have been ordained for five years or less.

Buddhist Monastics at the MAC

Buddhist Monastics at the MAC

“Buddhist Monastics in the Inland Northwest” introduces the Sravasti Abbey to Spokane. Founder and abbess Ven.Thubten Chodron speaks in the morning. Ven. Thubten Chonyi teaches meditation in the afternoon.

Kathina Offering Ceremony

Kathina Offering Ceremony

The Kathina offering ceremony is a joyful way celebration of the end of winter retreat. It’s also an opportunity for friends to help replenish the Abbey’s supplies after the long winter.