Community and the six harmonies

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A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2010.

  • Different ways in which monasteries focus on different methods in the Dharma
  • Addressing important questions regarding monastic life before taking ordination
  • The six harmonies and their importance in maintaining a peaceful, focused community
  • Questions and answers
    • Dispute that could escalate into physical violence
    • Are there differences in the precepts taken by monks and nuns?
    • Transgender person and ordination
    • Which precepts to keep strictly and which to interpret

Exploring Monastic Life 2010: Session 6 (download)

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