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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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In-House Hermitage Retreats 2015

By Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni and Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni entered the Rains Retreat 2015 at Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage on the 31st of July. The Rains Retreat will finish on the 27th of October. There will be two In-House Hermitage Retreats … Continue reading

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Ajahn Vayama : 30 Years As A Nun : Special Edition

VENERABLE AJAHN VAYAMA: her years in Sri Lanka and thereafter by Nanda Pethiyagoda Wanasundera                         Venerable Ajahn Vayama when in her teens developed an interest in Buddhism through wide reading. Completing her university education in Sydney in social sciences, she … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2015

          Happy New Year 2015 to you from Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage.

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Celebrating Ayya Seri’s Ten Year Anniversary

by Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Ten years ago, on the 23rd June 2002, Ayya Seri,  then known as Jui Li Poh, a retired pharmacist and naturopath from Leeming, Perth, entered monastic life. With a red streak in her hair and a gold … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage!

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