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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 ...

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Latest Reflection

The True Nature of the Body
Ajahn Plien

We all have to understand the nature of the body. And it should play a central feature in our investigation and contemplation of the teachings. The Buddha taught the Anattalakkhana Sutta, the discourse on not-self. This discourse was given to the five ascetics that had attended on the Buddha. On listening to this particular discourse, they were liberated. All of us here are similar to the five ascetics in that we all want to be free, to not have to experience the difficulties that are attendant on having a body and a mind and with being in the world. The body is a helpful...

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Latest Talk

The World Is Not a Place of Suffering
Ajahn Pasanno
August 1, 2015

As the Vassa period begins, marked by the Asalha Puja two nights earlier which celebrated the date of the Buddha's first discourse, Ajahn Pasanno reflects on the practical beauty of the Four...


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Reception Hall Construction Updates

Pictures from Reception Hall Phase 2 Construction
March 16, 2015

The phase 2 construction of Abhayagiri's new Reception Hall has begun on Monday March 2, 2015. This second stage is construction of the framing, roof and exterior surfaces, which will seal the building from weather, and installing windows and doors. We will update the construction pictures on a regular basis. Please click the links below to view the pictures from phase 2 Construction: March - JulyWeeks 1-20 picturesJulyWeek 22 pictures...

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