Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery-nuns walking together

  Theravada Bhikkhunis of the Forest Tradition in the West

~ Supporting Awakening Together ~

Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery is located in the Sierra Foothills of California and
offers a place where women can train as nuns and lay visitors
can practice and serve.

We welcome your visit!

~ Special Events ~

 


Our first book!

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ALOKA VIHARA NEWS

DHAMMA TALKS AND CHANTS

Listen to our Dhamma talks & chanting

CURRENT MONASTERY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Learn more about our efforts to improve Aloka Vihara’s facilities – and how you can support!
December 7: Last 2019 Community Workday

ECO DHAMMA

Think Globally ~ Act Locally ~ Let Us Do What We Can
Ecosattva Training revised ~ online course
Mindfully Facing Climate Change ~ online course
The Buddhists of Extinction Rebellion
J. Bendell: The Spiritual Invitation of Climate Chaos
M. Klein: Grieving The Future You Thought You Had

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