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Future Plan For Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage

Dear friends and supporters, Warm greetings. I am writing to inform you that I am committed to stay in Western Australia to continue Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage.  The Hermitage is planning to purchase a property of four-bedroom house, preferably with 2 bathrooms, … Continue reading

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Fund raising for Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage Building

Subject: Fund raising for Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage Building. Dear Supporter/Donor, My name is Patricia, the current Treasurer for Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage (PBH). PBH community is currently looking for a place where we can all come together. We would appreciate your … Continue reading

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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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Entry into Rains Ceremony 25th July 2021

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Impermenance

by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni Theri The Buddha talked about the three characteristics of all phenomena, impermanence (anicca), non-self(anatta) and sufferings(dukkha). We experienced just that in the recent events. There are four residents at Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage: Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri … Continue reading

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The End of Rains Cloth Offering Ceremony 2020

Photos by Havindra and Sahan. The End of Rains Cloth Offering Ceremony 2020 at Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage was conducted on Sunday, 25th October. Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the practice of social distancing, only 38 people were invited … Continue reading

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Preparation for the End of Rains Cloth Offering Ceremony 2020

Preparations and cleaning on Saturday 24th October. Photos by Havindra

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Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni : 35 Years As A Nun 2020

Written by Chrissie Anderson On the 17th of March this week it was an auspicious occassion for our dear Ajahn Vayama as this was the date she ordained as a Buddhist Nun in Sri Lanka 35 years ago. Previously to … Continue reading

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The End of Rains Cloth Offering Ceremony 2019

The End of Rains Cloth Offering Ceremony 2019 was conducted on Sunday 27th October. Over 40 people participated in the event. Manel Meegahege offered the End of Rains Cloth to the Bhikkhunis of Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage. Both Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni … Continue reading

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