A discussion on ways in which the structure of monastery life serves to transform our minds.
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A talk with Tibetan nuns about Sravasti Abbey and how monastic life is being involved in something that is important for the world.
Written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, these verses pay tribute to the ethical discipline of the Prātimokṣa vows.
Nicole Ackerman has been teaching science to Tibetan Buddhist monastics through the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative (ETSI), and is passionate about teaching
Halfway around the world from the Abbey, the idea that people are living an alternative way of life dedicated to kindness has a powerful effect.
Venerable Thubten Chodron explains how the role of monastics today is not much different than it was in times past.
A short talk about the kathina robe ceremony to celebrate the end of the monastic rains retreat, and why the Buddha introduced the the annual ceremony.
There are many ways to consider one’s desire to ordain. Motivation is the most important factor.
The lifestyle of a Buddhist nun or monk is based on Buddhist values of compassion, service, and spiritual practice.
An interview with Dharma Drum Humanity Magazine, in which Venerable Chodron talks about her early experiences being a monastic and the founding of the Abbey.