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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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April 2017

Developing Compassion In Challenging Times

April 28 - April 30
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Two nuns with hands reaching out.

For sure, these are challenging times. While frustration, anger, and fear may be a natural response, they are neither helpful nor pleasant mind states. Join Ven. Chonyi, Ven. Samten, and the Abbey community to explore methods of meditation that help us keep our cool and open our hearts no matter what. Good for beginners and experienced meditators.

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May 2017

Offering Service Saturday

May 6 @ 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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Kathina & Sharing the Dharma Day

May 7 @ 9:45 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Shane with moose sign for kathina.

Join us for an especially festive sharing of the Dharma, as we interweave our Sharing the Dharma Day program with our fourth annual kathina ceremony.

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Three Principal Aspects of the Path with Jan Willis

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - May 22 @ 9:00 am PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Jan Willis

Buddhist scholar, teacher, and long-time practitioner, Jan Willis will teach on Lama Tsongkhapa's concise text, The Three Principle Aspects of the Path. Her talks include the three main topics of renunciation, compassion, and wisdom.

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Memorial Day Weekend Retreat

May 26 @ 3:00 pm - May 29 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Venerable Thubten Chodron

Ven. Thubten Chodron continues teaching from the book, How to See Yourself as You Really Are, by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and translated by Jeffrey Hopkins.

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June 2017

Sharing the Dharma Day

June 4 @ 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 Buddhism. The day includes mediation, a talk, vegetarian potluck, discussion, and fellowship.

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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 the 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. NEW DATES>

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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 am - 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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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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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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