Support on the Path

Buddhist Pastoral Care

The Buddha designed a spiritual relationship of   mutual support for his monastic and lay followers. There are many ways that monks provide for the spiritual life of lay people in addition to teaching at scheduled activities.

MEDITATION ADVICE

Learning meditation on your own but have some questions? You can talk to the monks before or after any activities.

​MEDICAL VISITATIONS

Monks are available to visit patients in hospital or at home to provide spiritual encouragement in difficult times. 

HOUSE BLESSINGS

Many people appreciate deepening their commitment to the Buddha's teachings as they go through worldly transitions such as moving into a new house.

MARRIAGE BLESSINGS

Monks don't provide wedding services, but they are able to provide counselings and blessings to couples.

EXPECTANT PARENTS BLESSING AND COUNSELINGS

Taking on the responsibilities of parenthood is a major step in lay life and choosing to raise a child with a religious education is an important part of that step.

​SPIRITUAL COUNSELINGS

Monks are always available to provide spiritual guidance to people wishing to apply the Buddha's teachings to their daily lives.

All of these services are provided at no charge. If you are interested, please contact us.

May all beings be well and happy !!!