Luang Por Pasanno's Birthday and Taking Leave Celebration - Sunday, July 8
Join us Sunday, July 8th in celebrating Luang Por Pasanno’s sixty-ninth birthday and over twenty-years’ leadership as he steps back as abbot of Abhayagiri and leaves for a year-long sabbatical abroad.
After serving as Abhayagiri’s abbot for over two decades, Luang Por Pasanno will step back from that role and enter a year-long retreat overseas. Though he plans on returning after this time to continue as an anchor of wisdom and guidance for the community, the monastery will remain in coming years under the active leadership of co-abbots Ajahn Karunadhammo and Ajahn Ñāniko. Join us to celebrate the birthday and well-deserved sabbatical of our beloved Luang Por after his nearly forty years as the abbot of monasteries in both Thailand ...
Posted May 5, 2018
Ajahn Sucitto to Visit Abhayagiri July 2018
We are pleased to announce that Ajahn Sucitto, the former abbot of the Cittaviveka (Chithurst) Buddhist Monastery in England
, will be visiting Abhayagiri from July 7th through July 11th. He will then continue to make visits and teachings throughout the United States throughout July. Please consult his website
for more information.
He will be invited to offer reflections during the usual 2pm Sunday Puja on July 8th here at Abhayagiri. Please consult our calendar
for more details.
From his website…
Ajahn Sucitto entered monastic life in 1975 in Thailand, but since 1978 has been based in Britain. He spent fourteen ...
Posted May 4, 2018
Bhikkhu Ordination Ceremony for Sāmaṇera Guṇavīro and Sāmaṇera Tissaro
Sunday, May 13th: Bhikkhu Ordination Ceremony for Sāmaṇera Guṇavīro and Sāmaṇera Tissaro
All are welcome to attend the formal ceremony in which the Sāmaṇera Guṇavīro and Sāmaṇera Tissaro will enter the monastic Saṅgha as bhikkhus. The ceremony will take place at the ordination platform. We currently do not know the start time as it depends on weather, but it will most likely start sometime after the meal between 1pm and 5pm.
Please see our calendar
for more details.
Posted May 3, 2018