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Sravasti Abbey

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692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
509-447-5549 sravastiabbey.org

200 acres of beautiful forested land. Accommodations for up to 50 visitors with single and multiple room occupancy. Shared bathrooms. Beautiful vaulted dining area with commercial kitchen.

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June 2017

Loving Kindness & Compassion in Daily Life with Geshe Chopa Tenzin Lhadron

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Smiling nun in rose garden

Geshe Chopa Tenzin Lhadron is one of Tibetan Buddhism's 20 recently graduated female geshes (equivalent to a PhD), the first in Tibetan history! Join her for an afternoon Dharma talk to welcome the new geshe to the U.S. and rejoice in her groundbreaking achievement.

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White Tara Retreat

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - July 7 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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White Tara

Join Sravasti Abbey’s White Tara Retreat. Ven. Thubten Chodron leads us on a week-long vacation with White Tara, Buddha of Long Life and Wisdom.

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July 2017

Sharing the Dharma Day

July 9 @ 9:45 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Guests greet Ven. Chodron at Sharing the Dharma Day

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

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Young Adults Explore Buddhism

July 10 @ 5:00 pm - July 17 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Nuns with smiling young people.

Sravasti Abbey invites young adults aged 18 to 29 to explore Buddha’s teachings in the context of American culture. Meet like-minded friends who want to find purpose and meaning in their lives. No meditation experience necessary; just an open and curious mind/heart.

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Offering Service Saturday

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Young and & older woman trim the grass.

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.

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Art of Transforming Suffering with Ven. Sangye Khadro

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - July 23 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Problems and difficulties are an inescapable part of life. But they don’t have to get us down. We can transform them into the spiritual path. Join Ven. Sangye Khadro, a Buddhist nun for over 40 years, to learn how.

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Exploring Monastic Life

July 31 @ 5:00 pm - August 17 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Layman and nuns outdoors with prayerful hands.

For men and women considering monastic ordination and nuns and monks ordained 5 years or less. Join Ven. Thubten Chodron and the Abbey's resident monastic community to live in community, hear teachings, and discuss issues pertinent to monastic life.

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August 2017

Sharing the Dharma Day

August 6 @ 9:45 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Guests greet Ven. Chodron at Sharing the Dharma Day

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

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Offering Service Saturday

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Young and & older woman trim the grass.

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.

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September 2017

Labor Day Weekend Retreat

September 1 @ 4:00 pm - September 4 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Meditating at the Labor Day retreat.

Developing Meditative Concentration Retreat, excellent retreat for beginners and experienced meditators. Join Ven. Thubten Chodron to challenge the hindrances to focus on a visualized image of the Buddha.

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Offering Service Saturday

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Young and & older woman trim the grass.

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.

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Sharing the Dharma Day

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Guests greet Ven. Chodron at Sharing the Dharma Day

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

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October 2017

Offering Service Saturday

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Young and & older woman trim the grass.

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.

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Sharing the Dharma Day

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Guests greet Ven. Chodron at Sharing the Dharma Day

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.

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400 Stanzas with Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - October 22 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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We are overjoyed to welcome eminent Tibetan scholar Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe to continue teaching Aryadeva's Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way with Joshua Cutler as his interpreter.

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November 2017

Offering Service Saturday

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Young and & older woman trim the grass.

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.

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Sharing the Dharma Day

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Guests greet Ven. Chodron at Sharing the Dharma Day

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.

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Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions

November 6 @ 4:00 pm - November 16 @ 2:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Ven. Chodron with the His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Ven. Chodron teaches from her book, co-written with His Holiness the Dalai Lama—Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions, offering a rare opportunity to study the commonalities and differences in various Buddhist traditions.

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Nyung Ne Purification Retreat of Chenrezig

November 22 @ 8:00 am - November 27 @ 5:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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The Nyung Ne Purification Retreat of Chenrezig is a powerful way of healing illness, purifying negative karma, and opening the heart to compassion.

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December 2017

New Year’s Vajrasattva Retreat

December 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - January 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Vajrasattva

The new year brings an opportunity for renewal. Why not spend New Year’s Eve creating virtue with the Abbey community? Suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners.

Vajrasattva’s purification practice is a powerful way way to release mistakes of the past and step forward into the future with a good motivation and clear mind.

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January 2018

Living Vinaya in the West

January 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - February 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am PST
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Nuns in three traditions, three types of robes.

Sravasti Abbey invites Western nuns or nuns who live in the West—no matter your level of ordination—to join us for a rare, 16-day Vinaya training under the guidance of a remarkable and respected Vinaya master, Ven. Master Wu Yin.

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