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…

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 -…