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Life at Mahapajapati Monastery

Meditation & Study, Solitude & Community


We welcome you for chanting and meditation any evening at 6:00 p.m.  Just call at least a day ahead to make sure we'll be here and to let us know you're coming.

You're also welcome to meditate on your own in our shrine room or to read the books in our library any day from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please call at least a day ahead to confirm. If you'd like to join us for our main meal of the day, shared in silence at 11:00 a.m., we'd be happy to have you, and you can bring a dish to share.

Ayya Gunasari offers a Dhamma reflection most wednesday evenings at 7:00. Please call At least a day ahead if you'd like to attend.

We look forward to seeing you!

​​​Mahapajapati Monastery