Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery-nuns walking together

  Theravada Bhikkhunis of the Forest Tradition in the West

~ Together Supporting Awakening  ~

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.

The vihara is closed to visitors during this time of the pandemic.

Please check back again when travel has normalized.

ALOKA VIHARA NEWS

DHAMMA TALKS AND CHANTS

Listen to our Dhamma talks: audio & video & chanting

CURRENT MONASTERY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Learn more about our efforts to improve Aloka Vihara’s facilities – and how you can support!
September 12: Next Community Workday at the vihara

ECO DHAMMA

Think Globally ~ Act Locally ~ Let Us Do What We Can
Mindfully Facing Climate Change ~ online course
EcoSattva Training ~ online course
K.L. Meyers ~ The Dharma was Made for these Times
David Loy ~ Ecodharma Teaching schedule
The Buddhists of Extinction Rebellion
J. Bendell: Deep Adaptation blog
M. Klein: Grieving The Future You Thought You Had

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