The value of a sangha community

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Part of a series of teachings given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2016.

  • What differentiates us as monastics
  • The value of belonging to a sangha community
  • The role of the sangha in society
  • The value of taking precepts
  • Questions and answers
    • Difficulties faced by Western monastics
    • The karmic effect of giving up ordination
    • Challenges to Westerners for living in community
    • Respecting the robes versus seeing the sangha as human beings
03 Exploring Monastic Life: The Value of a Sangha Community 08-04-16

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