Winter Retreat 2020 Gallery

Winter Retreat 2020 Gallery

We would like to announce a new gallery featuring photos from this year’s Winter Retreat. You can view the gallery here: [The monastery’s cloister area during a heavy snowfall mid-January. ] Winter Retreat 2020 > Winter Retreat: the year was 2020, while vision of the larger social climate was anything but. Indeed, the community’s gaze set inwards, as COVID emerged in a fashion not dissimilar to th…

Live Stream of Stanford Community Dhamma Discussion

Live Stream of Stanford Community Dhamma Discussion

Ajahn Pasanno will be having a virtual meeting with the Stanford community from 9am to 11am the morning of Saturday, April 25. The schedule for the morning is : 9:00-9:30 Guided meditation 9:30-9:35 Short Break 9:35-10:15 Dhamma Talk 10:15 -11:00 Question & Answer with Stanford community All are welcome to watch this event via the live stream by going to this link : https://youtu.be/m02JGV8_WZg

Live Stream of Memorial for Joe Kulkhajornpant on Sunday, April 19 at 11am

Live Stream of Memorial for Joe Kulkhajornpant on Sunday, April 19 at 11am

On Sunday, April 19 at 11am, Abhayagiri will be live streaming a brief memorial for Joe Kulkhajornpant. Joe, pictured here at Abhayagiri’s 2014 Kathina, was a long time friend of Abhayagiri. The memorial is in honor of approximately 100 days since Joe’s passing away. https://youtu.be/xPgwLs5Z2wk

Live Stream of Songkran (Thai New Year) Ceremony at 10:30am on Sunday, April 12, 2020

Live Stream of Songkran (Thai New Year) Ceremony at 10:30am on Sunday, April 12, 2020

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, it is not possible to attend in person this year’s Abhayagiri Songkran (Thai New Year) ceremony. However, all are welcome to join us via live stream starting at 10:30am on Sunday, April 12, 2020. https://youtu.be/9mzgXQ4AnDE The ceremony will include Luang Por Pasanno offering the three refuges and five precepts. There will also be paritta chanting, a ceremonial…

Dhamma Resources for a Pandemic

Dhamma Resources for a Pandemic

We would like to let people know about some of the Dhamma Resources that are available during this time. Please see this page of our website for more information. https://www.abhayagiri.org/community/dhamma-for-pandemic Also, please note that evening Pujas will generally be live streamed from Abhayagiri. Abhayagiri’s evening chanting and meditation start at 7pm PDT. However, there is not evening p…

Evening Pūjās Will Be Live Streamed

Evening Pūjās Will Be Live Streamed

Abhayagiri will be live streaming its evening pujas. Please note that we are currently on Winter Retreat and much of the community is practicing in the forest. However, a few monastics are sharing their practice to support the wider community. Abhayagiri’s evening pujas occur at 7pm PDT every night except the day after the lunar observance day. These live streams can be found by going to https://y…

Upcoming Live Streams and Precautions re: COVID-19

Upcoming Live Streams and Precautions re: COVID-19

Given the current public concerns regarding COVID-19, Abhayagiri Monastery would like to share the following: We will be live streaming some of our upcoming Saturday night and Lunar Observance Day pūjās. These live streams will include chanting, meditation and Dhamma talks. These live streams can be found by going to https://youtube.com/c/AbhayagiriBuddhistMonastery. If you are showing symptoms of…

Live Stream of Pūjā & Dhamma Talk on Saturday, March 14, 2020

Live Stream of Pūjā & Dhamma Talk on Saturday, March 14, 2020

On Saturday, March 14th, Abhayagiri will be live streaming our evening pūjā and Dhamma talk beginning at 7pm. Ajahn Pasanno, Abhayagiri’s guiding elder, has offered to share his reflections that evening. The live stream is an opportunity to practice chanting, do formal meditation and listen to a Dhamma talk along with the Abhayagiri community. You can join the live stream here: https://youtu.be/3Q…

[UPDATE 2] CANCELLED Bhikkhu Bodhi Dhamma Reflection on March 14th

[UPDATE 2] CANCELLED Bhikkhu Bodhi Dhamma Reflection on March 14th

Abhayagiri previously announced that Bhikkhu Bodhi would be offering a Dhamma reflection on the evening of Saturday, March 14th, 2020. However, Bhikkhu Bodhi will be leaving Abhayagiri earlier than expected. Thus, Bhikkhu Bodhi will not be offering a Dhamma reflection on March 14th. We apologize for any disappointment this may cause. Abhayagiri will still hold regular evening puja and share a Dham…

Language of Dhamma - Video of Ajahn Pasanno Dhamma Talk at the Buddhadāsa Indapañño Archives

Language of Dhamma - Video of Ajahn Pasanno Dhamma Talk at the Buddhadāsa Indapañño Archives

Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Nyaniko spent about three weeks in Thailand, returning to Abhayagiri on January 7th. Ajahn Pasanno offered many teachings during that time. Here is a video of a Dhamma talk and Question and Answer Session in English, titled Language of Dhamma. These teachings were offered at the Buddhadāsa Indapañño Archives in Bangkok on December 21st, 2019. Video of Dhamma Talk and Q & A…