Monastic precepts and community life

02 Exploring Monastic Life 2021

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Part of a series of teachings given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2021.

  • The benefit and importance of living in a monastic community
  • Dependence and community life
  • The Buddha’s life story
  • Seeking success in the world
02 Exploring Monastic Life: Monastic Precepts and Community Life 07-29-21

Discussion Group Questions

  1. Think about how the social and cultural conditions your parents grew up in. What was their family situation?
  2. Think about the social and cultural conditions that you grew up in.
  3. How have these influences guided what “success” means to you?
  4. How much do you agree with and follow these ideas about “success”?

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