OBS Newsletter – March 2017

OBS Newsletter – March 2017

Good afternoon friends and members of the OBS, As March begins, monastics at Tisarana and Sati Saraniya Hermitage are entering their third month of retreat. As the monks and nuns turn their contemplation inwards, we lay people have the chance to consider our own...
OBS Newsletter – April 29, 2015

OBS Newsletter – April 29, 2015

The Earth’s plates that moved under Nepal last Saturday have shaken us all. In Kathmandu, a city of over three million, the losses of so many are innumerable. Of Nepal’s 27 million people, 17% live in urban areas, with considerable numbers inhabiting remote Himalayan settlements. Thirty out of the country’s 75 districts have been affected by the earthquake. CNN reported ” the information received from the field is that 80% of the houses in these rural areas have been destroyed.” If you have not already done so please consider donating to an international relief organization.