of the Foundations & Renaissance
of the Bhikkhuni Sangha
September 30th 2012 Full Moon
Aranya Bodhi Forest Hermitage
Welcome to join our Bhikkhuni Sangha & two new samaneri sisters, together with lay friends,
in the tranquil and peaceful forest environs of Aranya Bodhi.
This will be a celebration of the full moon 2595-6th lunar anniversary
of the establishment of our Bhikkhuni Sangha.
10 am: Arrival, Welcome, Set Up & Preparation for Meal Dana
11 am: Offering of Amisa Dana to the Bhikkhuni Sangha & Communal Meal
1-3 pm: Requesting & Receiving the Precepts -- Dhamma Reflections including Celebratory talks on the Foundations & Renaissance of the Bhikkhuni Sangha -- Special time for Lay Friends Sharing of Remembrances & Thoughts of Appreciation*
3 pm: Mindful Walk up to Stupa with Circumambulation & Chanting
4-5 pm: Guided Meditation at the Stupa
led by Ayya Sudinna with new Samaneris & All Friends
4-6 pm: Full Moon Bhikkhuni Patimokkha Recitation for Bhikkhuni Sangha
* Welcome to share any of your own special stories or remembrances of ancient or contemporary bhikkhunis who have touched your life and inspired and informed your practice.
Venue: Aranya Bodhi Forest Hermitage, Sonoma Coast
Write to firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP, offer volunteer service for the day, or to receive directions and gate code
Photos courtesy of Sarita Lopez
"Beautiful in the beginning, beautiful in the middle, beautiful in the end"
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