May 7 – 11, 2013 (Portland & White Salmon)
The nuns of Aloka Vihara—Ayya Anandabodhī and Ayya Santacittā (above, right to left) and Sister Jayati—are coming to visit Portland Friends of the Dhamma.
Tuesday, May 7 – White Salmon
Ayya Anandabodhi will offering teachings near the Pacific Hermitage.
Friday, May 10 – Portland
5:30 – 6:40 PM Tea and Conversation
7:00 – 9:00 PM Meditation, Dhamma talk and Q&A
Saturday, May 11 – Portland
10:30 AM Meal offering at Friends of the Dhamma. Arrive at 10:00 AM with a dish to share.
12:30 PM The nuns depart and packing to move begins.
Ayya Anandabodhi (pictured first) first encountered the Buddha’s teaching in her early teens, which ignited a deep interest in the Buddha’s Path of Awakening. She has practiced meditation since 1989, and lived in Amaravati and Chithurst monasteries … read more
Ayya Santacitta (pictured second) was born in Austria and has practiced meditation since 1988. Her first teacher was Ajahn Buddhadasa, who sparked her interest in Buddhist monastic life. She has trained as a nun in both the East and West since 1993 … read more
Sister Jayati (pictured third) was born in England in 1974. She first encountered the Buddha’s teachings at the age of twelve while attending a retreat with the F.W.B.O.(Friends of the Western Buddhist Order). She felt a deep sense of resonance … read more