Foundation of Buddhist Practice

Foundation of Buddhist Practice

Ven. Thubten Chodron continues her line by line commentary on “The Foundation of Buddhist Practice,” co-written with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. This year’s teaching covers the end of Chapter 3, then proceeds to Chapters 4 & 5: “Choosing Spiritual Mentors and Becoming a Qualified Disciple” and “Relying on a Spiritual Mentor.”

Sharing the Dharma Day

Sharing the Dharma Day

One Sunday a month, Sravasti Abbey opens our doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. All are welcome.

Exploring Monastic Life

Exploring Monastic Life

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.

 Taking Bodhisattva Precepts

 Taking Bodhisattva Precepts

For Dharma students who have formally taken refuge and are ready to take the bodhisattva precepts, Ven. Chodron will offer aspiring and engaging bodhictta precepts during the Manjushri Retreat.

Sydney: When We Get Discouraged

Sydney: When We Get Discouraged

Venerable Thubten Chonyi in conversation with Sydney’s Association of Engaged Buddhists to explore ways to overcome discouragement when our ideals and the truth of samsara collide.