Upcoming Events


March 2017:  The monastery will be closed for the month of March while the residents are in retreat.  We look forward to seeing you in April.


April 2017:  Join us any evening at 6:00 for chanting and meditation. The sitting is open-ended and you can leave at any time.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017:  Join us at 7:00 p.m. for a Dhamma reflection by abbess ayya gunasari. You may also come at 6:00 for evening chanting and a brief meditation. 

Saturday, April 8, 2017:  Join us at noon for Sutta Study.  We will be reading the Alagadduppama sutta, Majjhima nikaya 22, on the simile of the snake.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017:  Join us at 7:00 p.m. for a Dhamma reflection by abbess ayya gunasari.  You may also come at 6:00 for evening chanting and a brief meditation.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017:  Join us at 7:00 p.m. for a Dhamma reflection by abbess ayya gunasari.  You may also come at 6:00 for evening chanting and a brief meditation.

Saturday, April 22, 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, April 26, 2017:  Join us at 7:00 p.m. for a Dhamma reflection by abbess ayya gunasari.  You may also come at 6:00 for evening chanting and a brief meditation.

​​​Mahapajapati Monastery

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

Life at Mahapajapati Monastery

Meditation & Study, Solitude & Community