Tag Archives: Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni

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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Tribute from Nanda Wanasundera Sri Lanka

PUBLISHED SUNDAY ISLAND NEWSPAPER SRI LANKA 05 DECEMBER 2021         Anicca vata sankhara –Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni         All compounded things are impermanent         Bhikkhuni Seri who was with Bhikkhuni Vayama almost from the time she established Dhammasara Nuns Monastery in … Continue reading

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Tributes and reflections for Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni – Monastic community

Blessings and Bliss – in Memory offered for 7th-day Memorial 27-28th November 2021 by Ayya Tathālokā Bhikkhuni Back before internet, as a teenager meditating in the 80s, then as a new anāgārikā out exploring the world, these names were living … Continue reading

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Tributes and reflections for Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni – Lay community

Vayama, your smile lit up the room and made the world seem calm. All my memories of you when we were growing up were of a caring person always reliable and never judgemental. Our fathers were very close brothers and … Continue reading

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Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri

Dear friends, I would like to inform you that Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri passed away peacefully on Saturday 20th November at 4.25pm. I will let you know regarding funeral arrangements after it has been finalised. Please do not contact me … Continue reading

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The End of Rains Cloth Offering Ceremony 2021

Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage held the End of Rains Cloth Offerings ceremony on Saturday 23rd October 2021. About 38 people participated in the event. This year Manel and Eddy Fernando offered the End of Rains Cloth to the bhikkhunis of Patacara … Continue reading

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Entry into Rains Ceremony 25th July 2021

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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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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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Bhikkhuni Ordination 2009 Photos

Photos by Zor and Prem

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