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BRIEF: Sravasti Abbey to host open house

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Ven. Thubten Chodron/Wikipedia
Ven. Thubten Chodron/Wikipedia

On June 16 Sravasti Abbey, the Buddhist monastery outside of Newport, will host an open house for visitors to tour the property and meet abbey residents. 

The abbey's five ordained nuns, including Venerable Thubten Chodron, founder of the abbey, will be available to visit with guests during the event. Refreshments will be provided and there will be continuous showings of a new short video about the monastery.

Guests are invited to drop in any time to catch parts of the day's program:

1 p.m.  Arrival & tea
1:30-1:45 p.m.  Welcome by Ven. Chodron
1:50 p.m.  Tour of the Abbey facilities
2:30-2:50 p.m. Chanting
3 p.m.  Tour of the Abbey
3:30-4 p.m  Meditation instruction
 
Sravasti Abbey is located at 692 Country Lane. For directions call or email the office: office.sravasti@gmail.com or (509) 447-5549.

Readers have you ever been to the abbey? What was your experience?

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