Afternoon & Evening Visits to the Vihara (closed for retreat August 5-15)

~ Dear Friends of Aloka Vihara ~

We are glad to be able to receive visitors again at the vihara, starting on July 17, 2020. We are currently closed for retreat through to August 15.

You are welcome most Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, any time from 4:00 pm through Evening Puja, which starts at 6:30 pm. One of our nuns will welcome you upon arrival and explain our simple COVID-routine. All meetings will happen outside the house, there are seats in the shade for your use. We have also created a beautiful practice space for meditation (see photos) and there is a portable toilet available for our visitors.

At least 2 days before planning to visit the vihara, please make a reservation by emailing <> ~ it is important that you do not arrive without prior confirmation from us, because a limited number of visitors can be received each day. Please wear a mask and bring your own sitting gear/folding chair and drinking water.

In case you might be late for your agreed arrival time, please phone the vihara at 530 647 8262 or cancel your reservation in good time.

We look forward to meeting you again and wish you all good blessings!

AVFM Nuns’ Community


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