2012 International Bhikkhuni Day

2012 International Bhikkhuni Day Celebration at Aranya Bodhi Hermitage

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In Celebration

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.

 

 

Morning Program

 10 am: Arrival, Welcome, Set Up & Preparation for Meal Dana

 11 am: Offering of Amisa Dana to the Bhikkhuni Sangha & Communal Meal

 

Afternoon Program

 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 awakeningforest@gmail.com to RSVP, offer volunteer service for the day, or to receive directions and gate code

 

Photos courtesy of Sarita Lopez 
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"Beautiful in the beginning, beautiful in the middle, beautiful in the end"
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Santacārī Bhikkhunī,
Sep 20, 2012, 5:33 PM