By Tracy Simmons NEWPORT — Venerable Thubten Chodron, founder of Sravasti Abbey, was one of 50 nuns recently recognized worldwide for her contributions to Tibetan Buddhism. At a ceremony in Taiwan at the end of 2016, which was attended by an unanticipated 15,000 people, she received the Global Bhikkhuni Award, …Read More »
On May 9, Russell Kolts, professor of Psychology at Eastern Washington Univeristy, and Venerable Thubten Chodron of Sravasti Abbey will present lectures, discussions and contemplations on compassion at the release of the American version of their book, “An Open-Hearted Life.”Read More »
Sravasti Abbey, the Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Newport, is opening its door on Dec. 8 for Sharing the Dharma Day.Read More »
On May 31 Venerable Thubten Chodron, founder of Sravasti Abbey, will read from her latest book, "Don't Believe Everything You Think" to raise money for youth in Ponderay County.
YES provides for homeless teens, of which there are more than 100 in the Ponderay County area.Read More »
From the Buddha’s point of view, genuine love — a wish for the happiness of another — is powerful medicine. Sravasti Abbey, the Buddhist monastery near Newport, will host a weekend meditation retreat, The Power of Love, April 26 to 28, to teach the steps to developing a more loving heart. Beginners are welcomed for this residential retreat...Read More »
Venerable Thubten Chodron, founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, explains how stirring feelings can poison happiness when she will speak at the Abbey’s Sharing the Dharma Day on Sunday, according to a press release
The day-long event — including guided meditation, Chodron’s talk, a vegetarian potluck lunch and after lunch discussion—begins at 9:45 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.Read More »