Ven. Thubten Chodron invites the Abbey community—both resident and those afar—to reflect on the question: “What’s the purpose of a monastery?”
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.
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.