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 Chodron invites the Abbey community—both resident and those afar—to reflect on the question: “What’s the purpose of a monastery?”
Responding to a question posed to the Ask a Buddhist feature at Spokane FAVS, Ven. Thubten Chonyi describes a nuns’ life.
Bhikshuni Changshen from Dharma Drum Mountain in Taiwan posted this report to her organization’s magazine.
Two special gifts were part of Venerable Bhikshuni Master Wuyin’s blessings for the Abbey.