|Up Date News for Jan-March 07|
We started this year with continuous activities in each week, let’s summarized as follows; on new year eve, around 70 people came to join our confession session, by taking time to recognize our unwholesome acts in the past and sharing with others in order to free the hidden guilt and be more careful to not let them reoccur again.
On first Sunday 7th Jan 07, Venerable Tenzin Palmo, the author of “Cave in the Snow”, gave us a Dhamma’s Talk on the female roles in Buddhist. Moreover, Bhikkhuni Tenzin Palmo was warmly received in Thailand. Kindly read an article about her at http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=9,3662,0,0,1,0
On Sat 13th Jan 07, a good occasion for opening ceremony of the stand of 1st Bhikkhuni (Maha Pajapati Gotami). The ceremony started in the morning and joined by Bhikkhu Doa Siam (Thai Bhikkhu from India); he was our guide through our trip in India, last Nov 06. This was also his first time to visit our monastry.
Just a little update on Venerable Dhammananda’s activities in January and Febuary 07
18-28 Jan 07 invitation to attend the activities of PWG (Peace Women Across the Glob) during World Social Forum (WSF) in Nairobi, Kenya, joining with Emma (from Cambodia), Tran Thi Lanh (from Vietnam), and several peace women from other regions. For details information about PWG please look at http://www.1000peacewomen.org/
7 Feb 07 Peace and Reconciliation for Sri Lankan Group
28 Feb 07 Buddha's talk and Buddhists' roles (English Version) for National Museum Volunteers
in your dhamma,