Taungpulu Kaba Aye Monastery - Boulder Creek, California
Posted by: DougK
N 37° 10.238 W 122° 10.265
10S E 573589 N 4114123
Quick Description: The Taungplulu Kaba-Aye (TKA) is a monastic meditation center in the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains, available for all who wish to learn and practice sincerely Vipassana meditation in a peaceful and natural setting.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/22/2009 1:07:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM6V8Q
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The abbot of the TKA Monastery is Bhikkhu Varasambodhi
From the TKADC website:
The Taungplulu Kaba-Aye Dhamma Center (TKADC) was established in 1978 by the forest master Very Venerable Taungpulu Tawya Kaba-Aye Sayadaw of Upper Burma and his student Rina Sircar. The mission of TKADC is to offer Theravada Buddhist teachings as practiced in the Forest Tradition as a way to foster peace for all sentient beings. Kaba-Aye means world peace, and as the Venerable Sayadaw taught, world peace begins with inner peace. By cultivating mindfulness, clear comprehension, and metta (lovingkindness), you will be cultivating a peaceful mind and body for yourself which in turn creates a peaceful atmosphere around you enabling others to benefit. TKADC supports our three resident monks and offers retreats and workshops in both an urban and rural setting.
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Full name of the abbey/monastery/convent: Taungpulu Kaba-Aye Monastery
18335 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, CA USA
Religious affiliation: Theravada Buddhist
Date founded/constructed: 1981
Web Site: [Web Link]
Status of Use: Acitvely Used
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