We also enjoyed visits from a number of Dharma friends, including Sherran Pickering from Canada, who stayed with us for over a month, pitching in with loads of service and Dharma practice.
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We will only have a small booth this first time, but we will make sure that in 2013 we will be presenting lectures and yoga classes at this important conference in the Asian region.
Some senior Tibetan nuns also attended the presentations and were encouraged by the progress the Vinaya monks are making in their research.Contact Thomas for details.Ruby, who is planning to come to the Abbey in December, is traveling as Venerable Chodrons attendant in India.If its especially difficult for you to leave the family in December, then this winter retreat schedule is perfect for you!At Anuttara Ashram in Northern BC (Canada Thomas, Ron, and other guest teachers offer community living, a full-time ashram program, retreats, and Course Levels 1 up to the chakra tapas.Back to top, chenrezig Hall, the building is moving along quickly, and we are surprised every day at the progress.In the meantime they are framing the downstairs interior walls on the slab, and we can begin to get a sense of the size of the rooms.Its a great merit-making day.
Back to top Winter Retreats The various community travels to India have created unusual conditions for us to be able to offer some shorter retreats this winter.
This is an extraordinary event with thousands of people from around the world gathering to listen to the precious Dharma.
Lots of enthusiastic students showed up to do 108 Sun Salutations and to donate money for a good cause (Journalists without borders.).
This week there was a window of opportunity weather-wise to finish up the concrete slab and, later, the concrete piers outside the building that will support the deck and main entry columns.
Daily yoga classesSunset rice field excursion1 Balinese massage treatmentDaily vegetarian and organic meals.
Artha Sustainable Living Center, monthly Archives : Artha Yoga Reading, September 12, 2012.
(If you prefer to do the four establishments of mindfulness for Retreat from Afar, thats ok too.) Were very excited to offer Life As a Western Buddhist Nun II, a Vinaya course with Master Bhikhshuni Wu Yin, founder of Luminary Temple in Taiwan.I used to fell like I os x tiger iso was a victim of my thoughts.All our guests contribute to creating the diversity of Abbey life.Shes having a valuable opportunity to experience conditions in various monasteries in India.The CIS was formed in response to demonstrations at EWU against people of different faiths.Instant reservation online, limited availability 3 people currently interested, june 3-8 September 30-October 5, 2018.The talk became an impassioned exchange with the audience, who asked heartfelt questions and received Dharma advice on working with the challenges they facethings like How can I deal with procrastination?Treatise on the Middle Way.Long floor joists and more stacks of Faswall have arrived at the Abbey, in readiness for the next phase of building.While in India, Venerable Chodron has been able to visit two of her teachers, Khensur Jampa Tegchok Rinpoche and Geshe Sonam Rinchen, both of whom are now in their 80s.In October we announced the wonderful 100,000 Compassion Match gift, which challenged Abbey supporters to offer 100,000 by December.