An extraordinary opportunity to meet an extraordinary Lama! His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Yongzin Ling Rinpoche will visit the Abbey September 4-6. He will give a teaching on Wednesday, September 5 on “A Song of the Four Mindfulnesses” by Kelsang Gyatso, the 7th Dalai Lama. (Topic to be confirmed.)
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.
One Sunday a month, Sravasti Abbey opens our doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore Buddhism. The day includes mediation, a talk, vegetarian potluck, discussion, and fellowship.
“Buddhist Monastics in the Inland Northwest” introduces the Sravasti Abbey to Spokane. Founder and abbess Ven.Thubten Chodron speaks in the morning. Ven. Thubten Chonyi teaches meditation in the afternoon.
The Kathina offering ceremony is a joyful way celebration of the end of winter retreat. It’s also an opportunity for friends to help replenish the Abbey’s supplies after the long winter.