Home About Teachings Visiting Calendar Giving Images Links News Search Contact

 

 

 

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Welcome to Shasta Abbey
Shasta Abbey is a Buddhist monastery in the Serene Reflection Meditation (Soto Zen) Tradition. A monastery of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives, it was founded by Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett in 1970 as a training place for Buddhist monks, male and female, and a place of practice for lay people. We offer the Dharma to all who wish to come. Please see our Visiting Section.

The monastery, located near the town of Mount Shasta in northern California, offers retreats, ceremonies, teaching and spiritual counseling, as well as the opportunity to train within a monastic schedule. This website offers Dharma Talks, scriptures and religious writings that you will find in the Teachings Section as well as information on the life of the Four-fold Sangha throughout these pages. Please note you may translate this page into other languages by clicking here. We welcome your interest, comments, and feedback.
Dharma Chakra Coming Events

Dharma Chakra Recent Talks

Dharma Chakra Coming Retreats

Festival of Avalokiteshwara
February 14, 2016
10:30 am


Funeral for
Rev. Master Hubert

February 20, 2016
10:30 am


Festival of the Buddha's Parinirvana
February 21, 2016
10:30 am


Festival of Samantabhadra
February 28, 2016
10:30 am


Renunciation
and the Middle Way

Rev. Master Meian Elbert
February 7, 2016
Listen/Download



Endings and Beginnings
Rev. Master Meian Elbert
January 1, 2016
Listen/Download



Bowing Reveals
the Source of the Light
Rev. Master Oswin Hollenbeck
December 27, 2015
Listen/Download




Introductory
Retrea
t
February 12 - 14, 2016


Great Renewal of Vows
February 17 - 18, 2016


Funeral for
Rev. Master Hubert Nearman

February 20, 2016
10:30 am

Continuing Practice
Retrea
t
February 26 - 28, 2016


Silent Meditation
Retrea
t
March 9 - 11, 2016


Jukai: Taking of
The Ten Precepts Retreat
March 20 - 27, 2016

(More on Coming Events)

(More Recent Talks)

(More Information on Retreats)

Dharma Chakra News and Announcements

On Saturday, February 20, at 10:30am we will hold the funeral for our dear Rev. Master Hubert Nearman, who died peacefully on February 2, 2016.
Rev. Master Hubert was a monastic disciple of RM Jiyu Kennett, ordained in 1988 and was transmitted by Rev. Master Jiyu in 1992. He translated the Shobogenzo, as well as numerous scriptures and religious texts.

(More News)