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.
The annual One-Month Winter Retreat offers a beautiful opportunity to deepen Dharma practice. This winter’s retreat will focus on the practice of Amitabha, Buddha of Infinite Light.
In a first for nuns in America, 50 Buddhist nuns from nine countries will converge at Sravasti Abbey for Living Vinaya in the West.
A Theravadin monk reflects on forest work at the Abbey.
Ven. Nyima’s experience of offering service has transformed over her years attending Exploring Monastic Life.