Tag Archives: Ordination Anniversary

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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15 Years As A Nun

    I went forth on 4th July 2004. The name ‘Seri’ means freedom, independence, – freedom from the defilements and taints, freedom from suffering. I love the name ‘Seri’. It reminds me of the goal of going forth, Nibbana. … Continue reading

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March Meditation Day 2016

by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni On Sunday, 20th March 2016, Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage held a Meditation Day to mark Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni’s ordination anniversary on 17th March. Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni went forth as a nun in Sri Lanka on 17th March … Continue reading

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Meditation Day on 5th of July 2014

by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni On the 5th of July 2014, Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni conducted a Meditation Day to mark ten years since she went forth on 4th of July 2004. About 16 people participated on a beautiful sunny Saturday. On the … Continue reading

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Jack in the Box

On Sunday, 16th of March 2014, about 19 lay supporters participated in a One Day Meditation Retreat to mark Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni’s 29th ordination anniversary. The theme of the day was “Contemplation of Feeling”. “Contemplation of feeling” is one of the … Continue reading

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