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Ten-year anniversary online gathering commemorating the October 17th, 2011 Bhikkhuni ordination at Spirit Rock

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Time & Location

Oct 17, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT

YouTube Live, Facebook Live

About the Event

Ten Years of Upasampada - Welcome New Theris!


This Sunday Oct 17th marks the 10-year Anniversary of our Bhikkhuni Sisters, Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery co-founding teachers Ayya Anandabodhi and Ayya Santacitta together with Ayya Nimmala's full Bhikkhuni ordination at Spirit Rock. This ordination was supported by Dhammadharini, with Ayya Tathaloka serving as bhikkhuni preceptor. We will have a special program this Sunday evening at 8pm Celebrating Ten Years of Upasampada & Welcoming the new theris! 

The program will include new bhikkhuni theris Ayya Anandabodhi, Ayya Santacitta, and Ayya Nimmala together with bhikkhuni preceptor Ayya Tathaloka, teacher Ayya Medhanandi, Thanissara, Saranaloka founding president Jill Boone, friends, and Sangha. 


You can join the Livestream on Dhammadharini's YouTube channel.