Stories

Stories & Reflections

Wonder what it’s like to learn and visit with Sravasti Abbey?

Read stories and reflections by Dharma students, Abbey visitors, and residents.

Visiting Sravasti Abbey
Guests share their appreciation and joy after visiting Sravasti Abbey.

Retreat from Afar
Participants express how joining the Abbey’s retreat from afar has benefitted their practice.

Sravasti Abbey Friends Education distance learning program
Students share their experience of learning the Dharma through the Sravasti Abbey Friends Education program.

Monastic Life at Sravasti Abbey
Residents reflect on daily life, study, and the many outreach opportunities of monastic life at Sravasti Abbey.

Prison Dharma Program
Abbey residents and volunteers reflect on working with inmates across the globe.

Prayers and Poetry
Prose inspired by the Dharma

Celebrations & Recognition
What our teachers and friends have said about the Abbey

Considering Ordination?
Questions and advice

General Reflections
Students share how connection with Sravasti Abbey has transformed their study of the Dharma and their lives.

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Founded by
Ven. Thubten Chodron

Endorsed by
His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Find a library of Ven. Chodron’s teachings on ThubtenChodron.org

Sravasti Abbey

692 Country Lane
Newport WA 99156 USA

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1-509-447-5549
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