Tag Archives: Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri

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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Meditation Day on 20th December 2021

Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni conducted a Meditation Day to honour Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on 20th December 2021. It marked the one month since the passing of Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri.

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Photos from the Funeral Service 27th November 2021

Alert to the needs of the journey, those on the path of awareness, like swans glide on, leaving behind their former resting places. – Dhammapada

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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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Celebrating 10th Bhikkhuni Ordination Anniversary

On 22nd October 2019, about 40 invited members of Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage attended a small gathering to celebrate the 10th Bhikkhuni Ordination Anniversary of Ayya Vayama¬† Bhikkhuni Theri and Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni Theri. We started the evening with the paying … Continue reading

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