Category Archives: Year 2012

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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Vesak Celebration at Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage 2012

by Venerable Bhikkhuni Seri The preparations We started the final preparations for Vesak a day before the celebration. The work crew was running late due to the heavy rains and the bad traffic. I was getting the hall ready for the … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Sri Lanka 2012 – The People

Reflections by Venerable Bhikkhuni Seri Ajahn Vayama and myself went on a pilgrimage to Sri Lanka from 25th January to 7th February. I was touched and inspired by Sri Lanka, all the beautiful and auspicious sacred sites and especially the people, … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Sri Lanka 2012 – The Places

Reflections by Venerable Bhikkhuni Seri  I am sharing with you through the prism of a bhikkhuni who visited Sri Lanka for the first time. We visited the major sacred sites and monasteries: Sri Maha Bodhi, The Great Stupa-Ruwanweliseya and the Jetavana Stupa, and Aukana Buddha statue in Anuradhapura, Gal Vihara and … Continue reading

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