Venerable Jampa reflects on the benefits to be gained by living in a community of monastics.
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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.
The higher training of ethical conduct: the eight types of precepts taken for liberation, and the antidotes to the factors that lead to transgressing them.
A detailed look at the arguments for and against the revival of bhikkhunī ordination in the Theravada tradition.
How the monks’ and nuns’ vows were created by the Buddha to create harmony in the Sangha, inspire laypeople, bring liberation, and sustain the Dharma.