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.
Ven. Thubten Kunga on the decision-making process to become a Buddhist nun.
Join us for an especially festive Dharma day as we combine our celebration to end the Vajrasattva Retreat with our sixth annual Kathina ceremony. It’s also an opportunity for friends to help replenish the Abbey’s supplies after the long winter.
Venerable Thubten Chodron makes a stop to give two public talks in Taipei, Taiwan as she begins her annual Asian teachings tour.
Ven. Thubten Chodron invites the Abbey community—both resident and those afar—to reflect on the question: “What’s the purpose of a monastery?”