Life at Mahapajapati Monastery

Meditation & Study, Solitude & Community

​​​Mahapajapati Monastery

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

Upcoming Events


May 2017:  Join us any evening at 6:00 for chanting and meditation, except for saturday,  may 13, and sunday, may 14, when the monastery will be closed to the public. The sitting is open-ended and you can leave at any time.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017:  Join us at 7:00 p.m. for a Dhamma reflection by abbess ayya gunasari. You may also come earlier: at 4:30 p.m. for chi kung offered by Our guest tara, at 5:00 p.m. for tea, or at 6:00 p.m. for evening chanting and a brief meditation. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017:  Join us at 7:00 p.m. for a Dhamma reflection by abbess ayya gunasari.  You may also come earlier: at 4:30 p.m. for chi kung offered by our guest tara, at 5:00 p.m. for tea, or at 6:00 p.m. for evening chanting and a brief meditation. 

SATURDAY, may 27, 2017:  JOIN US AT NOON FOR SUTTA STUDY.  WE WILL BE READING THE canki SUTTA, MAJJHIMA NIKAYA 95, ON THE discourse with the brahmin canki.

Wednesday, may 31, 2017:  Join us at 7:00 p.m. for a Dhamma reflection by abbess ayya gunasari.  You may also come earlier: at 4:30 p.m. for chi kung offered by our guest tara, at 5:00 p.m. for tea, or at 6:00 p.m. for evening chanting and a brief meditation.