Theravada Bhikkhunis of the Forest Tradition in the USA


~ Together Supporting Awakening  ~

 

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

July 6: Sierra Insight Placerville | in Person ~ Ayya Santacitta
July 7, 14, 21: Sutta Contemplation | Online 
July 24: San Francisco Dharma Collective Teaching | Hybrid ~ Ayya Anandabodhi
July 24: Berkeley Dhamma Teaching | Online ~ Ayya Santacitta
July 28: Sutta Contemplation | Online
August 3: Sierra Insight Placerville | in Person ~ Ayya Anandabodhi
August 4: Sutta Contemplation | Online
August 5: Sutta-Erkundungen in German | Online ~ Ayya Santacitta & Ayya Sabbamitta
August 10-20: Silent Retreat at the vihara
August 25: Sutta Contemplation | Online 
August 27: Sacramento Daylong | Hybrid ~ Ayya Santacitta & Rev Diane Wilde

 

See more upcoming retreats & daylongs here »

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 ~ how you can support!

EQUITY & DIVERSITY

Addressing Racism
Bhikkhu Analayo: Confronting Racism with Mindfulness
Gender Identity

ECO DHAMMA

We are the Earth’s Immune System Rising
Buddhist Eco-Chaplaincy 2022-2024
The Dharma of Plastic-Less Living