The monastic preceptor

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A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2007.

Ordination

  • Process of ordination from preceptor to ceremony
  • Formal action of the sangha (sangha-karma)
  • Levels of ordination

Exploring Monastic Life 2007: Session 10 (download)

Questions and answers

  • “Take dependence”
  • 10 precepts of the novice
  • How did you learn the Vinaya?
  • Relationship between senior and junior monastics
  • Strengthening the relationship between lay practitioners and the sangha

Exploring Monastic Life 2007: Session 10 Q&A (download)

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