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1-Week Chenrezig Retreat on the Buddha of Compassion

On the Chenrezig Retreat, take a week-long vacation with the Buddha of Compassion. Join us for the Abbey’s annual 1-week meditation retreat on 1000-Armed Chenrezig. Chenrezig—also known as Kuan Yin or Avalokiteshvara—is one of the most beloved deities of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. With 1000 arms, he reaches out to care …

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Exploring Buddhism for Young Adults

Sravasti Abbey invites young adults aged 18 to 29 to explore the Buddha’s teachings within our American culture. No meditation experience is necessary; just an open and curious mind/heart. The course includes meditation instructions and practice, daily teachings and Dharma discussions with Ven. Thubten Chodron, and working outdoors in beautiful …

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Book Reading with Ven. Thubten Chodron: Approaching the Buddhist Path

“Approaching the Buddhist Path” is the first book in “The Library of Wisdom and Compassion,” a multi-volume collection of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s definitive teachings on the Buddhist path compiled and coauthored by one of his chief Western disciples, American nun Thubten Chodron. Join Thubten Chodron as she reads …

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Ohigan Service with guest speaker Sensei Anne Spencer

Ohigan honors the Buddhist notion of crossing over to the Other Shore (i.e., Enlightenment), away from This Shore of impermanence, stress and dissatisfaction, and is traditionally observed during the Spring and Fall equinoxes, because the weather is more pleasant and people have more time to rest and reflect. For this …

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