At the Monastic Academy, we are trying to create trustworthy leaders. That is the goal of our residential training program.
The longer I train in monasteries, the more I become interested in monasteries as social institutions, and in aspects that are incidental to their purpose.
Today, I am taking Bodhisattva vows.
My teacher, Soryu Forall, began seeking a spiritual path out of a concern for all living beings. He was deeply concerned by humanity’s destruction of life on earth.