Opening of New Buddhist Nun’s Monastery – Gidgegannup

The new buildings at Dhammasara Buddhist Nun’s Monastery in the outskirts of Perth, Western Australia were officially opened on 17th Jan 2016. The Master of Ceremony was Dennis Sheppard and there were messages given by Minister Mike Nahan (WA Treasurer and Minister of Multicultural Interests), Janine Freeman (MP for Mirrabooka), Ajahn Brahmavamso (Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of WA), Ven Hassapana  (Abbot of Dhammasara), Cecilia Mitra (President of BSWA), Troy King (Builder) and Adrian Price (Architect). There was loving mention of Ajahn Vayama the pioneer nun and abbot of Dhammasara who could not be present.  The occasion was graced by many others including a Consul of the Sri Lankan Embassy, Ven Nirodah (Santi Monastery) and many others. There were many well wishers present on this historical day marking the growth of Theravdan Buddhism in WA.

Click here to watch the video of the Opening.