Category Archives: Reflections

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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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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