Ongoing Events

 


During the pandemic the vihara is open for afternoon & evening visits ~ more info
and also for meal offerings ~ more info.

We are closed to overnight visitors through to spring 2021.

 

At other times, everyone is welcome for Dhamma practice and events at Aloka Vihara, the nuns residence near Placerville. Retreats and Daylongs are also held in other Foothill towns, the Sacramento Area and the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Weekly Schedule at the Vihara 

 

Morning Pujas
Wednesdays through Mondays 5:30-6:30AM
Meditation and chanting

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

Evening Pujas
Wednesdays through Fridays 7:00PM to 08:15PM
Chanting and meditation

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

Saturday Evenings
7:00PM to 9:30PM
Evening Puja, Refuges & Five Precepts, Dhamma Sharing (talk/reading/dialogue) with one of the nuns or an occasional visiting teacher

Sunday Evenings
7:00PM to 8:15PM
Evening Puja
Chanting and meditation

Beyond the Vihara

 

Placerville – Sierra Insight Sangha
Every month, from 6:30PM to 8:00PM
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Boeger Winery
1709 Carson Road
Placerville, CA

Berkeley – Nuns Sharing Dhamma
On the 3rd Sunday of every month from 7:30PM to 9:00PM
Join us also for virtual tea with the nuns from 6:00PM to 7:15PM
A Zoom link will be send to the group

Berkeley Buddhist Monastery
2304 McKinley Avenue
Berkeley, CA

San Francisco – Leading to Liberation
On the 3rd Sunday of every month from 1:30PM to 3:30PM
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San Francisco Dharma Collective
2701 Folsom
San Francisco, CA

Canmore – Leading to Liberation
On the 2nd Friday of every month from 8:30AM to 10:30AM (Mountain Time)
Connect Online

Canmore Theravada Buddhist Community
518 2nd St, Canmore, Alberta, Canada

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