Author Archives: Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni

Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on 17th March

Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri went forth as a Ten Precept Nun on 17th March 1985 at Parappuduwa Nun’s Island in Dodanduwa, Sri Lanka. Her Preceptor was Venerable Piyaratana from Island Hermitage on (Polgasduwa) Dodanduwa Island, Galle District. Ayya Khema Bhikkhuni … Continue reading

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Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri’s Three Months Remembrance Day

On Sunday 20th February 2022, Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni led a Meditation Day to remember Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on three months since her passing away. The Meditation Day was held at Jhana Grove Meditation Retreat Centre in Serpentine from 9.30am … Continue reading

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Meditation Day on 20th December 2021

Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni conducted a Meditation Day to honour Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on 20th December 2021. It marked the one month since the passing of Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri.

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Recording of Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni’s funeral.

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Photos from the Funeral Service 27th November 2021

Alert to the needs of the journey, those on the path of awareness, like swans glide on, leaving behind their former resting places. – Dhammapada

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Tribute from Nanda Wanasundera Sri Lanka

PUBLISHED SUNDAY ISLAND NEWSPAPER SRI LANKA 05 DECEMBER 2021         Anicca vata sankhara –Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni         All compounded things are impermanent         Bhikkhuni Seri who was with Bhikkhuni Vayama almost from the time she established Dhammasara Nuns Monastery in … Continue reading

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Tributes and reflections for Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni – Monastic community

Blessings and Bliss – in Memory offered for 7th-day Memorial 27-28th November 2021 by Ayya Tathālokā Bhikkhuni Back before internet, as a teenager meditating in the 80s, then as a new anāgārikā out exploring the world, these names were living … Continue reading

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Tributes and reflections for Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni – Lay community

Vayama, your smile lit up the room and made the world seem calm. All my memories of you when we were growing up were of a caring person always reliable and never judgemental. Our fathers were very close brothers and … Continue reading

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Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri

Dear friends, I would like to inform you that Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri passed away peacefully on Saturday 20th November at 4.25pm. I will let you know regarding funeral arrangements after it has been finalised. Please do not contact me … Continue reading

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Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri’s funeral service

Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri (Sister Vayama) passed away peacefully at home at Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage, Jane Brook, Western Australia on Saturday 20 November 2021. Funeral service and cremation service on Saturday 27 November 2021 Her funeral service will be at … Continue reading

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