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!
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Helping with tasks at the vihara
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
December 10: Community Work Day at the vihara
December 17: Daylong, Spirit Rock
Dec 27 – Jan 6: New Year’s Retreat at Angela Center, Santa Rosa
Jan 22 – June 18: ‘White & Awakening in Sangha’, Oakland