Winter Retreat at Abhayagiri

Winter Retreat at Abhayagiri

The monastic community has begun its annual three month winter retreat. During this time, the resident community takes time to engage in more formal meditation practice following a changing schedule of group and individual practice. During these three months there will not be any overnight guests accepted. For questions about the availability of overnight visits after the retreat please contact th…

New Teachings & Retreat Update

New Teachings & Retreat Update

Luang Por Pasanno Retreat Update A friendly reminder that the last full day to register for the Awaken to the New Year - Online Meditation Retreat with Luang Por Pasanno is December 26th. Please note that the retreat will only be available via Zoom to those who have registered. There will not be a Youtube Livestream. The proposed schedule, converted into California time from Malaysia/Singapore tim…

Mindfulness & Compassion Retreat - Dec. 19-20, Organized by Perfectly Here, Featuring Teachings by Ajahn Pasanno

Mindfulness & Compassion Retreat - Dec. 19-20, Organized by Perfectly Here, Featuring Teachings by Ajahn Pasanno

The non-profit organization Perfectly Here is holding an online retreat this upcoming weekend December 19-20. Ajahn Pasanno will be offering teachings on Day 2, December 20. Mindfulness & Compassion-Retreat: Cleanse the Negative Impacts of Covid 19 and Stressful Events Sat & Sun, Dec 19-20 – From 6:00 am to 4:00 pm (PST, US & Canada time) For more information, please see the below link. https://pe…

December 2020 Electronic Newsletter

December 2020 Electronic Newsletter

****The December edition of the Abhayagiri electronic newsletter is now available. The newsletter provides information from the monastery as well as highlighting various new items on the website. To access it, please click on the below link. https://mailchi.mp/abhayagiri/december2020

Upcoming Online Teachings

Upcoming Online Teachings

Tuesday, December 1 5pm - 6pm: First Tuesday Q&A Online, led by Luang Por Pasanno. This is offered on Zoom only. Zoom ID: 914 9862 6299 Passcode: 108 Saturday, December 5 1pm - 5pm: Online Upāsika Day This will be offered on Zoom and Abhayagiri’s YouTube livestream. The theme for this Online Upāsika Day is Kāyagatāsati, or Mindfulness of the Body. Zoom ID: 920 0658 7548 Passcode: ABM108## 1:00pm -…

Thanksgiving Retreat Is In Progress

Thanksgiving Retreat Is In Progress

The 2020 Thanksgiving Retreat is taking place from November 20-29 and is being live streamed. For those who did not register, but would still like to participate, we welcome you to join in via the Abhayagiri YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/AbhayagiriBuddhistMonastery. YouTube live stream times and full schedule are listed below: 5:00am Morning chanting & meditation 8:30am Dhamma reflec…

UPDATE on 11/17 : New Info on Registration - Awaken to the New Year - Online Meditation Retreat with Luang Por Pasanno

UPDATE on 11/17 : New Info on Registration - Awaken to the New Year - Online Meditation Retreat with Luang Por Pasanno

Updated 11/17/2020 - Please note this new information for participants in North America. For those in American time zones interested to register for the retreat, please note that you are only required to attend the morning and evening chanting, Dhamma talk, and guided meditation sessions. Due to the time difference from Malaysia and Singapore, the other Zoom sessions of the retreat are not require…

Meal Time Change & Technical Difficulties With Website

Meal Time Change & Technical Difficulties With Website

Two Announcements from Abhayagiri : Please note that due to the change from Daylight Savings Time to Standard Time on November 1st, the Abhayagiri mealtime is now 10:45 am. This new meal time will remain in effect through the fall and winter. Also, the website is currently experiencing technical difficulties. Until the problem is fixed, new talks will not be posted on the website. However, the lat…

Appreciation for Kathina 2020 at Abhayagiri

Appreciation for Kathina 2020 at Abhayagiri

For eight days in early October, the lay community gathered at Abhayagiri both in person and virtually to celebrate the completion of the Rains retreat. This carried on the Kathina tradition that has taken place since the time of the Buddha. During this period there were offerings of cloth, food, and supplies that will be useful for the coming year. Some of the offered cloth was then cut, sewn and…

Kathina Weekend: Oct 10-11

Kathina Weekend: Oct 10-11

Dear Dhamma Friends and Companions, This is the final reminder of the online Kathina Weekend. October 10 You are welcome to join Luang Por Pasanno for an online daylong retreat hosted by Insight Santa Cruz. Begins at 9am. To join, click “Join Online Meeting” at the top-left of the following page: https://www.insightsantacruz.org/events/a-day-with-ajahn-pasanno-october-10/?occurrence=2020-10-102 Oc…