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End of Rains Cloth Offering Ceremony 2017

by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni The End of Rains Cloth Offering Ceremony was held on Saturday 28th October 2017 at Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage. About 45 lay supporters and friends participated in the event.  Chandrika Perera offered the End of the Rains … 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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Ayya Vayama’s 28th Ordination Anniversary

by Bhikkhuni Seri Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni went forth and ordained as a Ten Precept nun on 17th of March 1985 at Parappaduwa Nuns Island, Dodanduwa, in Sri Lanka. Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni’s preceptor was Venerable Piyaratana and her teacher was Ayya Khema. … Continue reading

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An Auspicious Weekend In October – 60th Birthday Celebration

by Bhikkhuni Seri Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage put on a Birthday Celebration to honour Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni’s sixtieth birthday on Sunday, 28th October 2012. This was Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni’s actual birth date. The celebration started in the afternoon at 2pm. In spite of Ayya … Continue reading

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An Auspicious Weekend In October – Paritta Chanting Night

by Bhikkhuni Seri The Paritta chanting and meditation  started at 7.00pm  on Saturday, 27th October, on the eve of Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni’s 60th Birthday. The beautiful lights were twinkling and glowing throughout the evening at Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage. We started the evening … Continue reading

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When we first moved in

Some photos of the sala of the hermitage taken in December 2010.

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Ajahn Vayama & Bhikkhuni Seri Photos

Photos of the resident Bhikkhunis – Ajahn Vayama & Bhikkhuni Seri.

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