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
CURRENT MONASTERY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Learn more about our efforts to improve Aloka Vihara’s facilities – and how you can help!
DHAMMA TALKS AND CHANTS
August 27: Daylong in Sacramento
September 3: Almsgiving Ceremony at the vihara
September 4: Evening in Sacramento
September 11-16: Women’s Retreat at Tilden Park
September 24-25: Buddhist Bike Pilgrimage
October 15: Walk to Feed the Hungry San Francisco
October 22: Walk to Feed the Hungry San Jose
Dec 27 – Jan 6: New Year’s Retreat at Angela Center