​​​​​​living the buddha's ancient teachings in modern times

Life at Mahapajapati Monastery

Meditation & Study, Solitude & Community

​​​Mahapajapati Monastery

Upcoming Events

 
September 2016: Join us any evening at 6:00 for chanting and meditation, except for thursday, september 22, when the monastery will be closed to the public.

Saturday, September 3: Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a Dhamma talk by guest teacher Ayya Chanda, from Claremont, California. You are also welcome to come at 6:00 for the evening chanting and brief meditation.


Wednesday, September 7:  Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a Dhamma talk by our assistant abbess, Ayya Vimala.
You are also welcome to come at 6:00 for the evening chanting and brief meditation.

Wednesday, September 14:Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a Dhamma talk by our assistant abbess, Ayya Vimala.
You are also welcome to come at 6:00 for the evening chanting and brief meditation.

Wednesday, September 21: Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a Dhamma talk by our assistant abbess, Ayya Vimala.
You are also welcome to come at 6:00 for the evening chanting and brief meditation.

Wednesday, September 28: Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a Dhamma talk by our assistant abbess, Ayya Vimala.
You are also welcome to come at 6:00 for the evening chanting and brief meditation.

August 18-October 15, 2016: To coincide with the first two months of the late vassa (The traditional buddhist rains retreat) our community is entering a period of greater silence and personal meditation time. the monastery continues to be open to the public during this period, and we invite you to join us in deepening your own practice. You are happily welcomed to come for evening meditation, for a day visit, to offer meal dana, or for an overnight stay.


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