1st Tuesday of December

Dear Friends: On December 5th, the Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery’s First Tuesday program will feature three sessions, including an online-only Q&A with Ajahn Nyaniko. The online-only Q&A will be available to all, but primarily intended for those living out of the area or unable to travel to Berkeley. It will be followed by in-person sessions led by Ajahn Karunadhammo. The programs in Berkeley will…


Mindfulness of Breathing Practice & Study Day on Dec. 9

There will be another Practice and Study on Mindfulness of Breathing on Saturday, December 9 at Abhayagiri. The theme is Mindfulness of Breathing: Strategies for Settling the Mind. The primary teachers will be Ajahn Karunadhammo and Ajahn Nyaniko. This event is freely offered for the general public and no registration is required. There will be teachings offered and also time for meditation and fo…


Ajahn Pasanno Question and Story Archive

In honor of Luang Por Pasanno having completed his 50th Rains Retreat as bhikkhu, we are pleased to announce the Ajahn Pasanno Question and Story Archive. What is the Ajahn Pasanno Question and Story Archive? If you have a Dhamma question, it’s likely that Ajahn Pasanno has spoken to it in the past. But how will you find his answer amidst the hours of available recordings? This archive is an attem…

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According With Conditions

Ajahn Pasanno

In terms of living as monastics and lay practitioners, there are two helpful principles we can return to again and again in our daily life. The first of these is learning how to accept and adapt to whatever conditions we find ourselves in. This doesn’t mean being indifferent or not dealing with things but really engaging with conditions in a skillful, attentive way… What are our habits? How can we develop habits that better accord with Dhamma, that accord with changing conditions so that a sense of equanimity and balance is more readily available to us? That’s very much a part of monastic trai…

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Thinking Our Way to Peace

Ajahn Ñāniko

Ajahn Nyaniko offers reflections on using thoughts skillfully as a means for settling the mind. This Dhamma talk was offered on December 9, 2023 at Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery.

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