Region: Northwest USA


Holding On and Letting Go retreat, with Arinna Weisman

September 23, 2014toSeptember 28, 2014

Vipassana Teacher Arinna WeismanGreat Vow Zen Monastery

It is only when we come into relationship with our experience, in an intimate connection, that we are able to see clearly what supports our lives, the lives of others, and all of nature. When we notice the energy of holding on and the contraction it brings, we also begin to be able to let go. In letting go, the heart Read More »

Autumn Zazenkai: A day of Zen practice

October 4, 2014

Autumn leaves 108x108Portland, OR

To mark the changes of season, we hold a silent retreat at Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple.

Join us for a day of meditation, chanting, work practice, and a dharma talk. Vegetarian/vegan lunch provided. Read More »

Sharing the Dharma Day

October 5, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Venerable Thubten ChodronNewport, WA

One Sunday per month, Sravasti Abbey opens its doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. People from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored on Sharing the Dharma Day to Read More »

Full Moon Loving-Kindness Practice and Refuge Ceremony

October 8, 2014toDecember 6, 2014

Full Moon 2013 Metta image 180x180Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple

To support loving-kindness (metta) practice around the world, we will meditate together on nights when there is a full moon.

Metta meditation is an antidote to fear and anxiety, and a complement to the cool clarity of wisdom. Read More »

Sharing the Dharma Day

November 2, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Venerable Thubten ChodronNewport, WA

One Sunday per month, Sravasti Abbey opens its doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. People from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored on Sharing the Dharma Day to Read More »

Nyung Ne Retreat, with Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron

November 14, 2014toNovember 17, 2014

gelongmapalmoNewport, WA

The nun Bhikshuni Palmo originated the Nyung Ne practice in India many centuries ago, healing herself from leprosy and gaining a bodhisattva’s realizations. Nyung Ne is a purification retreat and a wonderful opportunity to deepen your refuge and strengthen your relationship with Chenrezig, Buddha of Compassion. Read More »

Sharing the Dharma Day

December 7, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Venerable Thubten ChodronNewport, WA

One Sunday per month, Sravasti Abbey opens its doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. People from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored on Sharing the Dharma Day to Read More »

Sravasti Abbey Annual Winter Retreat (Solitary Hero Yamantaka and Manjushri)

January 13, 2015toApril 13, 2015

wintergeneralNewport, WA

1-month Retreat: January 13 – February 9
3-month Retreat: January 13 – April 13

Sravasti Abbey spends each winter in silent retreat, and qualified guests are welcome to join us. Beginning January 2015, Read More »