A participant in Sravasti Abbey’s recent Living Vinaya course considers how the monastic tradition contributes to the Dharma in the West.
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A historic event at Sravasti Abbey: 49 nuns gather to learn and live the Vinaya in order to support monasticism in the West.
Venerable Chodron provides a short history of the issues surrounding ordination for women.
Venerable Jampa reflects on the benefits to be gained by living in a community of monastics.
A discussion on various topics of daily life in the community, applicants for ordination, the roles of residents, and creating a monastery in the West.
The six ways of keeping harmony in the monastic community that help the community as a whole and each individual. Discussion of the last three harmonies.
The six ways of keeping harmony in the monastic community that help the community as a whole and each individual. Discussion of the first three harmonies.
The ten reasons the Buddha gave for establishing the precepts cover benefiting the the individual monastic, the Sangha, society, and preserving the Dharma.
The Abbey celebrates the arrival of 32 volumes of the annotated edition of the Nanshan Vinaya, a collection of Buddha’s teachings for monastics.
The varṣa skandhaka deals with the annual rains retreat for monastics and the rules to be observed during this period.