Ajahn Sucitto Online Retreat - May 30-June 4

Ajahn Sucitto Online Retreat - May 30-June 4

Clearing the Floods - Dealing with Internal and External Overload with Ajahn Sucitto We would like to let you know about this online retreat offered by Ajahn Sucitto : This on-line Zoom Retreat will focus on clearing sensory and karmic overload and residues that impact the heart. Unresolved history can cause us to continue to frame ourselves and others with unhelpful projections. Clearing these wi…

Updated on May 28 : Abhayagiri 25th Anniversary Retreats, June 9 to 17th : Note : It is now possible to attend in person for more than one day.

Updated on May 28 : Abhayagiri 25th Anniversary Retreats, June 9 to 17th : Note : It is now possible to attend in person for more than one day.

Dear Dhamma friends, For the last year during the pandemic, Abhayagiri Monastery’s gatherings took a different form of limited gatherings over a number of days. In July of 2020 for Luang Por Pasanno’s 71st birthday, for example, some of the faithful lay supporters hosted “9 Days of Dāna” where a limited number of 20 pre-registered people could offer food and requisites to the Sangha. The goodness…

Thai New Year 2021

Thai New Year 2021

ญาติโยมผลัดกันมาเยี่ยมเยือน ทำบุญฉลองสงกรานต์ เป็นเวลา 5 วัน ชาววัดอภัยคีรีขอขอบคุณทุกท่านที่ได้มีส่วนร่วมในการที่ทำให้งานสงกรานต์สำเร็จลงด้วยดี โปรดชมภาพงานสงกรานต์ได้ที่นี่ - Thai New Year Photo Gallery

Livestreams On Pause

Livestreams On Pause

Abhayagiri is stopping livestreams at least for the months of April and May. Although, there has been much positive feedback about how much the livestreams are appreciated, the technical challenges of maintaining the livestreams have been significant. Multiple community members are considering how the Abhayagiri audio-visual system may be made more manageable. Abhayagiri is planning to revise Abha…

Upcoming Upāsika Day

Upcoming Upāsika Day

Dear Dhamma Friends, Our first Upāsika Day of 2021 will occur on Sunday, April 25th from 1-5pm. The topic is Honoring the Buddha: The Mahāparinibbāna Sutta. Digha Nikāya Sutta 16. Schedule for the day: 1:00pm Welcome 1:15pm Request and Take the Five Precepts 1:30pm Guided Meditation Followed By Sutta Reading 2:45pm 15 Minute Break 3:00pm Sutta Reading Followed By Meditation 4:15pm Q&A Zoom Topic:…

Spring Update from Abhayagiri

Spring Update from Abhayagiri

In early April, Abhayagiri transitioned from the annual winter retreat to its regular routine of daily community work periods and more engagement. Various spring work projects including removing tree debris from the snowfall during the winter and clearing the new Quadplex construction for fire prevention. The construction of the new Quadplex and Parami Kuti is mostly completed. (The Quadplex nears…

First Tuesday Teaching with Luang Por Pasanno

First Tuesday Teaching with Luang Por Pasanno

Dear Friends: Tomorrow is our April First Tuesday event. Ajahn Pasanno will lead the teatime Q&A from 5:00-6:30pm (Pacific). https://zoom.us/join Zoom Meeting ID: 955 3599 3351 Passcode: 20210406 (waiting room will be on) All are welcome to join. However, we will take the following precautions to prevent disruptions to the session. DO NOT share the meeting ID on social media or any public forum (F…

Winter Retreat Teachings Will Be Posted Regularly

Winter Retreat Teachings Will Be Posted Regularly

Although the Abhayagiri monastic community is undergoing a period of retreat, the monastery is still regularly posting teachings online, including morning readings from the Winter Retreat. On most days during the retreat, a senior monastic will give a Dhamma reflection or reading before the meal. This year, video recordings of those sessions will be posted to the Abhayagiri YouTube channel at 5 AM…

Stillness Flowing Audiobook Released

Stillness Flowing Audiobook Released

Dear Dhamma Companions, The Stillness Flowing Audiobook has finally been released. You may access it here. May this serve as a gift of Dhamma on the 29th anniversary of Luang Por Chah’s passing. Although the annual Wat Nong Pah Pong celebration of Luang Por Chah’s passing has been cancelled this year, we can use resources such as this to stay connected to the tradition, even though we aren’t able…

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…