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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday – Story 32 : Enjoy the little things in life

STORY 32 – ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS IN LIFE by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri was admitted to ‘palliative care at home’ in June 2021. Even though she was very sick, she enjoyed all the small ordinary things … Continue reading

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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday – Story 31: I cannot meditate this evening anymore

STORY 31 – I CANNOT MEDITATE THIS EVENING ANYMORE by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni I started the monastic life in June 2002 and spent my first Rains Retreat at the monastery. Before I entered the monastic life, I only had the … Continue reading

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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday – Story 30 : Who is the safe one

STORY 30 – WHO IS THE SAFE ONE by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni I went on a pilgrimage to India as a nun with Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri in 2006. One of our group’s pilgrims was sick and she had to … Continue reading

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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday – Story 29 : Offering of flowers to the Buddha

STORY 29 – OFFERING OF FLOWERS TO THE BUDDHA by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni During our pilgrimage to India in 2006, we visited the New Delhi Museum to pay respect to the Buddha’s relic. The tour leader kindly prepared two bouquets … Continue reading

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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday – Story 28 : Equanimity and lovingkindness

STORY 28 – EQUANIMITY AND LOVINGKINDNESS by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri was diagnosed with Multi System Atrophy, a degenerative neurological condition in February 2011. She needed high intensity care for her daily activities due to her disability … Continue reading

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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday – Story 27 : “Please look after Ayya Seri”

STORY 27 – “PLEASE LOOK AFTER AYYA SERI” by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni On 15th October 2021, Ajahn Brahm visited Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage in Jane Brook. He came to see Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri who was admitted into Palliative Care at … Continue reading

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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday – Story 26 : Pavarana ceremony at ED

STORY 26 – PAVARANA CEREMONY AT ED by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri was determined and zealous in carrying out her responsibilities and duties as a bhikkhuni. She was admitted to Palliative Care at Home in June 2021. … Continue reading

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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday : Story 25 : The radiant smile

STORY 25 – THE RADIANT SMILE by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni All the lay supporters, volunteers, health professionals and support workers loved to come to Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage and loved to see Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri – her beautiful smile, radiating … Continue reading

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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday – Story 24 : Gratitude

STORY 24 – GRATITUDE by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri remembered all the positive, kind and generous actions and incidents of people. She also treasured the generous offerings that she received. She remembered the name of the donors … Continue reading

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Remembering Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri on Her 70th Birthday – Story 23 : Bhava

STORY 23 – BHAVA by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni I loved to go for walks in the bush at the monastery with Ayya Vayama Bhikkhuni Theri. It was a great opportunity to learn about the environment that I lived in and … Continue reading

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