Luang Por Liem's Visit to Abhayagiri
July 18, 2015
This year, four of
our western monasteries had the good fortune to host Luang Por Liem
during a one month trip to America. With him was Luang Por Jundee,
Ajahn Sek, Ajahn Moshe and Ajahn Thaniyo. They went to Tisarana
Monastery in Ottawa, Canada, then Temple Forest Monastery in New
Hampshire, Pacific Hermitage, and Abhayagiri.For those who have
never before heard the names of these monks: Luang Por Jundee has
been ordained for 40 years and is the abbot of Wat Ampawan, a
monastery located in a beautiful mountain wilderness in Chonburi
Province. Ajahn Sek has been ordained for 17 years, and heads up a
small jungle hermitage in the Say...
August 23 Benefit and Community Event at Mindfulness Care Center
July 12, 2015
The foundation of the new Reception Hall has been poured and the walls are going up, but funds are still needed to complete the interior of the building. The Mindfulness Care Center in San Francisco has organized a Benefit Day on August 23, 9:30 am - 5 pm, which will be an opportunity to interact with Ajahn Pasanno and the Abhayagiri Monastic Community, sharing in reflections and being of support. As with all Abhayagiri events, there is no charge to attend.9:30 am: Morning chanting, meditation, Dhamma reflection and opportunity to take the Five Precepts. 11:30 am: Meal Offering to the Monastics. Please bring a vegetarian dish or item for the ...