July 23 Joint Birthday Celebration for Luang Por Sumedho and Luang Por Pasanno
--Live Stream-- You can watch the live stream here: https://youtu.be/YsiewdqCjXg
--Schedule update-- We invite you to join us on Sunday, July 23 for a joint birthday celebration for Luang Por Sumedho
and Luang Por Pasanno. This will be Luang Por Sumedho's 83rd year of life and his 51st rains retreat as a bhikkhu (fully ordained monk). The schedule for the day will be as follows:Sunday, July 23: ~10 a.m. Luang Por Sumedho to receive visitors informally in the Dhamma Hall 11 a.m. Meal Offering People are welcome to bring a dish to share. - Luang Por Sumehdo will rest after the meal 2 p.m. Chanting and meditation 3 p.m. Luang Por ...
Posted on July 19, 2017
2017 Abhayagiri Thanksgiving Retreat Registration
2017 Monastic Thanksgiving Retreat
Led by Luang Por Pasanno and the Abhayagiri Community
November 17-26, 2017 at Angela Center, Santa Rosa, CA Abhayagiri
Monastery in Redwood Valley, California and the Sanghapala Foundation
invite you to join Luang Por Pasanno and the Abhayagiri Community for
a 10-day retreat over the Thanksgiving holiday.
will create a monastery environment during our time together, and we
offer you this opportunity to explore the Dhamma in a setting that
differs somewhat from a typical meditation retreat. We will all live
the monastery life, following the Eight Precepts, taking only what is
offered, and attempting to reflect on our every activity as part of
our practice. This will include noble silence, morning and...
Posted on July 1, 2017
July 15 Benefit for the Mindfulness Care Center in SF
Ajahn Pasanno and the Abhayagiri Community will lead a benefit day for the Mindfulness Care Center in San Francisco on Saturday, July 15 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The morning will consist of sitting and walking practice with a Dharma
reflection. There will be a meal offering to the monastics at 11:00 am. In the afternoon Ajahn
Pasanno will tell stories from his early years training under his teacher Ajahn Chah in Thailand. All contributions for the day will benefit the Mindfulness Care
, a 501(3)(c) Nonprofit. The MCC/Mindfulness Care Center exists
through acts of generosity. The MCC's main benefactor Muriel Wanderer
recently passed. The Mindfulness Care Center's programs, workshops an...
Posted on June 21, 2017
NEW - Sunday Afternoon Dhamma Talks
Starting Sunday, June 11, the regular weekend Dhamma talk will move to Sunday afternoon. The program will begin at 2 pm with chanting followed by meditation. After a short break, one of the senior monks will give a Dhamma talk. There will be no evening puja Sunday night. We have yet to decide what will happen when the lunar observance day falls on Sunday. Evening puja will begin at 7 pm on Saturday nights with no Dhamma talk. If Saturday is a lunar observance day, we'll follow the usual program starting at 7:30 pm. We're making this change because we think that more people will be able to come on Sunday afternoon than on Saturday night. Now that Abhayagiri has a larger, climate-controlled Dhamma Hall that will remain cool during summer af...
Posted on June 20, 2017