An overview of the educational program in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries with descriptions of the five preliminary topics and five main topics studied.
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The joy of living in the Dharma. The importance of bodhicitta and how it helps getting through difficulties and hardships.
An interview with Venerable Chodron with nuns from Shide Nunnery in Germany about the mindful running of a nunnery.
The role of the sangha in preserving and spreading the Dharma. The relationship of the monastic and lay communities. The vision for the Abbey’s future.
Venerable Thubten Lamsel reports on the 24th annual monastic gathering, which took place at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in October 2018.
A discussion on ways in which the structure of monastery life serves to transform our minds.
A talk with Tibetan nuns about Sravasti Abbey and how monastic life is being involved in something that is important for the world.
Exploring the core elements of a monastic lifestyle in the last teaching in the 2018 EML retreat.
Discussing the things that change after ordination.
Discussing the commitments that monastics make when ordaining and the benefits monasteries provide society.