New Year’s Eve, Blessing Chanting, and traditional Tet at Khemārāma Nunnery.Chi tiết
New Year’s Eve, Blessing Chanting, and traditional Tet at Khemārāma Nunnery.
At 8:00 am UTC+07:00 ( 23/10/2022), the Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony has successfully been conducted at Khemārāma with the presence of more than 50 Bhikkhunis and more than 700 Buddhist lay devotees. A vassa teemed with various meritorious deeds done by the Bhikkhunī Saṅgha and Buddhist followed here has gone pass and […]
Today is our nunnery – Khemārāma Bhikkhuṇī Ārāma 13th Anniversary which is marked a long time of 13 years since Venerable Bhikkhuṇī Susantā and the very first devotees established this place after she had spent more than 10 years studying Dhamma and meditation abroad. Khemārāma is a placid monastery suitable for all lay female […]
Prior to the ordination the bhikkhunī Sangha must agree on the preceptor (cf. bhikkhunī pācittiya 75). This is done through the following procedure.
— Pāli text with English based on the translation by Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu
Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi has said in his book, The Revival of Bhikkhunī Ordination in the Theravāda Tradition
Vesak Dhutanga Ceremony At Khemārāma 2022
Editor’s Note: this is the first part in a three-part series in which Bhikkhu Bodhi looks at the issues involved in the revival of the Bhikkhunī ordination in the Theravāda tradition.
Bhikkhunī Susantā (original name is Lien H.T.) is a disciple of Most Venerable Vien Minh. In 1994, after having no attachment for the worldly life, Miss Lien was ordained to be a Buddhist nun by her master and given Nhu Lien as her dhamma name.
Khemārāma (or Tinh An Lan Nha) is a name of a monastery being erected to create suitable conditions for all women longing to practise the Therāvāda Buddism in Viet Nam.