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.
~ Special Events ~
September 21: 10 Minutes For Peace
September 23: International Bhikkhuni Day Celebration at Aloka Vihara
October 6: Walk to Feed the Hungry, Berkeley
October 7-13: Earth Care Week at the vihara
November 4: Kathina at Aloka Vihara
Dec 27, 2018 – Jan 4, 2019: New Year’s Retreat with the Aloka Vihara Nuns