In these times of social distancing, the Buddhist monastery near Newport, is relying on the web to share teachings and meditations to help viewers stay calm, hopeful and helpful in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Broadcast over the Abbey’s Livestream channel, offerings include weekly teachings on the Foundation of Buddhist Practice, a book co-authored by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Ven. Thubten Chodron, abbess and founder of Sravasti Abbey. Event schedule at sravastiabbey.org; detailed info at livestream.com/sravastiabbey. The Abbey is closed to visitors at this time.