Saranaloka Foundation supports
Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery
in the Sierra Foothills of California
We are currently developing a rural monastery
where women can live and train as nuns
and the lay community can stay and practice.
We welcome your visit!
VISIT THE VIHARA
NEW YEAR’S RETREAT REGISTRATION OPEN!
Click here for information and registration form
Helping with tasks at the vihara
Visit our Eco Dhamma page
‘Cool Climate’ Award for Aloka Vihara
Kerry Nelson, ‘One Small Difference’
EcoSattva Training 2016
The 17th Karmapa, ‘Being Content to Live With Less’
Sign Climate Emergency Coalition petition
DHAMMA TALKS AND CHANTS
CURRENT MONASTERY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Learn more about our efforts to improve Aloka Vihara’s facilities – and how you can support!
‘1st Global Bhikkhuni’ Award for Aloka Vihara
Bhikkhuni History 1 hr video
Oct 28 – Nov 6: Retreat at Dhammadharini, Penngrove
November 12: Community Work Day at the vihara
November 19: Daylong, San Francisco
December 17: Daylong, Spirit Rock
Dec 27 – Jan 6: New Year’s Retreat at Angela Center, Santa Rosa