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.
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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.
The other advantages of monastic precepts: to transform society, to bring about individual liberation, and to ensure the longevity of the Dharma.
The three kinds of precepts (pratimoksa, bodhisattva, and tantric) and how the first two reasons for precepts promote harmony in the sangha.
The six harmonies of the Sangha described by the Buddha: physical, verbal, mental, keeping precepts, views, and sharing requisites.