Nalandians honour ‘Bhikkhunī Day’

The Nalanda team was led by President Sis. Evelyn.

The Nalanda team was led by President Sis. Evelyn.

On 16 September, Nalanda members took part in a simple gathering to mark the “International Bhikkhunī Day” organised by Gotamī Vihāra in Puchong.  The gathering was meant to honour the historical Bhikkhuni Sangha which was established during the Buddha’s lifetime; among its illustrious members were Elders Khemā, Upalavannā, Dhammadinnā and Mahapajapattī Gotamī.

Ven. Sumangala giving a talk.

Ven. Sumangala giving a talk at the gathering organised by Gotamī Vihāra, Puchong

Malaysian Venerable Sumangala gave a talk on “Mindfulness in Daily Life” at the simple gathering.  Sadhu anumodana.

Offering dāna.

Nalandians offering dāna to Ven. Sumangala after her talk.