Welcome to the Monastery
A Guide for New Visitors
Jin Chuan Shi & Buddhist Text Translation Society
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
Have you ever visited a Buddhist monastery? What should you expect? Welcome to the Monastery gives you a peek into the life of monastics and some guidelines on what to avoid when visiting.
In addition it
- Presents a brief history of Buddhism - Explains the most common Buddhist ceremonies that take place daily - Provides a list of definitions of common Buddhist terms - Answers questions on life in the monastery