Ongoing Events

During the pandemic the vihara is open for meal offerings.

We are currently NOT open for pujas and in house Dhamma talks.

Weekly Schedule at the Vihara

Morning Pujas
Wednesdays through Mondays 5:30-6:30AM
Meditation and chanting
Currently only open to those staying at the monastery.

Meal Offerings
Wednesdays through Sundays
11:00 or 11:45AM (DST), click here for current info

Evening Pujas
Wednesdays through Fridays 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Chanting and meditation
Currently only open to those staying at the monastery.

Thursday Evening
4:45 PM – 6:15 PM
Sutta Contemplation in our library, followed by Evening Puja
Currently we are hosting sutta contemplation only via zoom. If you are interested in joining please contact us to request the zoom link.

Saturday Evenings
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dhamma talks or explorations.
Currently only open to those staying at the monastery.

Sunday Evenings
6:30PM to 7:30PM
Evening Puja
Chanting and meditation
Currently only open to those staying at the monastery.

Beyond the Vihara (in person and/or online)

~ Placerville at Sierra Insight Sangha – Evening with the Aloka Vihara Monastics
On the 1st Wednesday of every month from 6:30PM to 8:00PM
In person

~ Berkeley Buddhist Monastery – Sharing Dhamma
On the 4th Sunday of every month from 6:30PM to 8:30PM
‘Meet & greet’ from 6:00PM to 6:30PM
Connect online

~ San Francisco at San Francisco Dharma Collective – Stages of the Path
On the 4th Sunday of every month from 1:30PM to 3:00PM
In person & online

~ Aloka-Dharma-Zoomin German
Jeden 1. oder 3. Freitag im Monat, online von 18:30 bis ca. 20:00 Uhr MEZ
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