Ying & Hisayo's home (the temporary vihara and refuge) with "Bodhi
Movers" just before moving into the new bhikkhuni vihara in on Grange Rd
in Bennett Valley
Ayya Tathaaloka entering the new Santa Rosa vihara for the first time
Movers strikes again! -- the main move in is done. Things from the old
Bodhi House in Fremont that were in storage were moved in here. It is a
3-bedroom old farmhouse on what used to be a horse ranch.
blessing. There is a large back patio that is suitable for Dhamma
gatherings like this one. We were glad to have Ani Palmo join our
Sangha and friends for the opening blessing.
Establishing the big sima at our new vihara together with the bhikkhuni venerables from Aloka Vihara in San Francisco.
Patimokkha recitation at Dhammadharini Vihara. Ayya Sobhana recited
the Pali-text Bhikkhuni Patimokkha. The bhikkhunis from Dhammadharini
Vihara joined together with the bhikkhunis from Aranya Bodhi Hermitage
and Aloka Vihara for the New and Full Moon Uposathas throughout the
vassa for the third year.
Ananda (together with mom Jullianne) makes his first alms meal offering
to the bhikkhunis at the International Bhikkhuni Day gathering at
Buddha's daughters of three traditions: Theravada, Vajrayana and
Mahayana/Zen gather together for the 2956th lunar anniversary of the
foundation of the Buddhist Bhikkhuni Sangha.
September full moon at Aranya Bodhi Hermitage by the ancient stupa
Tathaaloka with Wangmo Dixey at the Mangalam Centers in Berkeley for a
presentation on the Light of Buddhadharma Foundation International's
work for the revival of the Theravada Sangha in India.
for Anandabodhi Bhikkhuni and Santacitta Bhikkhuni at the lineage
masters hall at the City of the Dharma Realm's Bhiksuni Vinaya Training
bhikkhunis from Charlotte Buddhist Vihara, Awakening Truth and Aloka
Vihara participate in the Kathina with the Sri Lankan Bhikkhu Sangha at
American Buddhist Seminary's Temple in W. Sacramento. More ABS Temple
Kathina photos here.
Communal Almsgiving Gathering at Dhammadharini Vihara in Santa Rosa photos here.