On behalf of Sarasota Forest Monastery (SFM), thanks to the kind members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who came to help us clearing the path earlier… Continue reading Thanks to Members of the Mormon Church
Since hurricane Ian made a landfall in Fort Myers, about 60 miles south of Englewood on 9/28/2022, the reminiscent of the hurricane is evidenced everywhere in the areas. At least… Continue reading SFM after Hurricane Ian
The Fall season is upon us, which is also “tax season” for all property owners, including Sarasota Forest Monastery. As a 501c3 non-profit organization, we are granted many tax exemptions.… Continue reading Fundraising-Garage Sale
First Dhamma Teaching by Phra Ajahn Keng Khemako at SFM via Zoom.
Setting the Wheel of Dhamma in MotionDhammacakkappavattana Sutta (SN 56:11) NAVIGATIONSuttas/SN/56:11 According to Mahāvagga I.6, this was the Buddha’s first discourse after his awakening. * * * I have heard that on one… Continue reading Setting the Wheel of Dhamma in Motion
Annica… As the Buddha teaches, the first mark of conditioned existence is “annica”, or “unsure”, “unstable”, “everything changes”. To want things to stay the same always, to never change, leads… Continue reading Thank You Bhante Thiep
Thai New Year ceremony today at Sarasota Forest Monastery.
We cleared the path for walking meditation. We cleared the path for your meditation practice. Thanks to all participants, namely: Tahn Khema, Don, Joe, Aom, Keay, Kai, Max, Gale, and… Continue reading THANK YOU FOR CLEARING THE PATH
Recognizing Exceptional Dedication to the Success of SFM A group of devotees got together and worked tirelessly during the past few weeks under the leadership of Khun Nim (คุณนิ่ม –… Continue reading Recognizing Exceptional Dedication to the Success of SFM