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Tributes and reflections for Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni – Monastic community

Warm greeting from Canada. I am writing to you on behalf of our community to express our loving compassion to you and to all the close community around you who have been so faithfully caring for Ajahn Vayama these many … Continue reading

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Tributes and reflections for Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni – Lay community

I have fond memories of Ajahn Vayama’s compassion and kindness in 2003 when Iwas very ill. She very kindly invited me to stay at Dhammasara for 10 days to rest. She very kindly gave me her own private room with … Continue reading

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Tribute and Reflections for Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni by Ayya Tathaloka Bhikkhuni

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