Happenings at the Monastery
April 9, 2015
Our annual winter retreat during the months of January, February, and
March recently came to a close and the community is slowly
re-entering the pace of our normal daily schedule and routine. The
retreat was a very beneficial time for us: a chance to move into more
stillness and time for reflection – deepening our contemplative
practice. The theme for teachings this year was the first three
establishments of mindfulness: mindfulness of body, of feelings, and
of mind itself (the fourth establishment of mindfulness, dhammas, was
the entire retreat theme a few years ago).
With readings and reflections from the senior monks n...
Ajahn Amaro to visit Abhayagiri
April 8, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Ajahn Amaro will be here for a brief
visit in June. He will be in San Francisco in early June to attend a
Mindfulness and Compassion Conference, and will come to stay at
Abhayagiri from June 7 – June 10. On Tuesday June 9, we will have
an ordination of novices and bhikkhus (see above article), and Ajahn
Amaro will give the ordination reflections. On Wed. June 10, Ajahn
Amaro will lead a meditation and offer a Dhamma talk from 4 pm to 6
pm at Yoga Mendocino in Ukiah – please see our website calendar for
more information and the address.