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.

January 15 – April 15:
Silent Winter Retreat at the vihara
~ Two New Books ~
(click images for further information)
Leaving it All Behind - book
The First Free Women - book

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!
April 18: Next Community Workday at the vihara

ECO DHAMMA

Think Globally ~ Act Locally ~ Let Us Do What We Can
Jan 2020: Mindfully Facing Climate Change ~ onl course
April 17-20: David Loy at SBMG, Sacramento
May 2020: Tassajara Retreat for Earth Activists
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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