Author Archives: Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni

15 Years As A Nun

    I went forth on 4th July 2004. The name ‘Seri’ means freedom, independence, – freedom from the defilements and taints, freedom from suffering. I love the name ‘Seri’. It reminds me of the goal of going forth, Nibbana. … Continue reading

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Bhikkhuni Ordination 2009 Photos

Photos by Zor and Prem

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Reflections on Ten Years as a Bhikkhuni – Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni

It is lovely to see the bhikkhuni sangha flourish.  From our efforts of ten years ago to now  many changes have happened. The main thing that I think would be useful for the bhikkhuni sangha to established in its own … Continue reading

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My Personal Reflections after the Bhikkhuni Ordination in 2009 – by Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni

It wasn’t until recent times, until after I had spent over twenty years as a ten precept nun, that bhikkhuni ordination in Australia became feasible. Women have had enough faith and fortitude to survive on the fringes of the Sangha … Continue reading

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My Personal Reflections after the Bhikkhuni Ordination in 2009 – by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni

The journey began with a simple and sincere aspiration – an aspiration to commit my life totally to the Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha, a wish to follow closely in the footsteps of the Buddha for the attainment of Nibbana. After … Continue reading

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10th Bhikkhuni Ordination Anniversary on 22nd October 2019

We are going to publish a number of posts to mark the 10th Bhikkhuni Ordination Anniversary for Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri and Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni Theri on 22nd October 2019.  We invite you to join in our joy and happiness. … Continue reading

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15 Years As A Nun – Prelimary

More to come………

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