Ven. Thubten Chodron invites the Abbey community—both resident and those afar—to reflect on the question: “What’s the purpose of a monastery?”
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 community fellowship. All are welcome!
Monasteries are rare and precious places where we can test and expand the limits of our love.
Bhikshuni Changshen from Dharma Drum Mountain in Taiwan posted this report to her organization’s magazine.
Ven. Chodron speaks about how Tibetans have preserved their monastic tradition in exile, and how Westerners ordained in Tibetan Buddhism have fared.