A re-post from 2004 shares the joy of volunteering at the Abbey.
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 Saturday per month volunteers come together to offer service to Sravasti Abbey. Service could include garden work, help in the forest, cleaning, or cooking — all skills and all levels of ability are welcomed.
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.