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Somkid's Photography
July 20, 2016

On the first weekend of June of 2016, Somkid, a professional photographer from Thailand, kindly offered to photograph the monastery and the events around the 20th Anniversary Celebration. She has honored the monastery with this gift of beautiful photos preserving the memory of these events. Somkid's photos of the monastery property, the beauty of nature, portraits, activities of sewing and dyeing robes, and the Buddha rupas have been recently posted in the gallery.To view Somkid's photos click on the following links:PortraitsNatureRobe MakingAbhayagiri PropertiesBuddha Rupas...

2016 Abhayagiri Thanksgiving Retreat Registration
July 19, 2016

2016 MONASTIC THANKSGIVING RETREAT ATTENTION: Registration for the 2016 Thanksgiving Monastic Retreat will close on July 31. Because registration must be postal mailed in (there is no online form), please mail your registration well before the July 31 closing date. Led by Luang Por Pasanno and the Abhayagiri Community November 18-27, 2016 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. We will create a monastery environment during our time together, ...

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Latest Reflection

Choosing the Pāramīs
Ajahn Pasanno

Several nights ago I gave a talk on the ten pāramīs, qualities that are helpful for cultivation and development: generosity, virtue, renunciation, wisdom, effort, truthfulness, resolution, loving-kindness, patience, and equanimity. Each is helpful to bring up as an alternative to a particular difficult or obstructive state present in the mind.As a preliminary step, we can ask ourselves questions that pertain to these pāramīs in a general way. For example, How do I want to orient myself and my practice? What principles of training do I feel need attending to? When we think in terms of the p...

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Latest Talk

A Gift From the Buddha
Ajahn Pasanno
July 19, 2016

On the Āsāḷhā Puja night commemorating the Buddha's first teaching after enlightenment, Luang Por Pasanno urges us to engage this most important teaching on the 4 Noble Truths with a heart of fai...


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Reception Hall Construction Updates

Pictures from Reception Hall - Season 4 - Construction
November 23, 2015

Year Four: Construction update As we enter the summer months of 2016, we also enter our fourth year of construction of Abhayagiri's new Reception Hall. Year one, 2013, saw us complete: structural foundations, retaining walls, underfloor plumbing, waterproofing back retaining wall, installing water tanks and trenching for fire sprinkler system. Year two, 2014, construction was mostly put on hold, with the exception of a few additions to the infrastructure: stairways, septic tank, underground electrical lines and drains, radiant underfloor heating tubes, finished floor levels, and a small retaining wall. The del...

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