Samita ASBL

Ordination of Sayalay Uttarā – 20th May 2023

We are very happy to announce that Sayalay Uttarā will ordain as a 10-precept Sayalay at Tilorien Monastery on 20th May.

Sayalay Uttarā ordained as a Buddhist nun at The Pyu Tawye monastery in 2008, together with Ven. Vimala. She stayed in Burma for many years to practice in the Vipassana tradition of Sayadaw U Paññajoti. After returning to her homeland Spain she started  Sarana Vihara, a small Buddhist monastery located near the Montseny Natural Park in Spain where meditators can come to learn and practice the Dhamma.

Please find the program for the day below. You are all very welcome to join the celebrations and to congratulate the new 10-precept Sayalay.

6.00-7.00 Morning group meditation and Dhamma talk.
7.30 Breakfast
8.30 Work period
11.00 Lunch (please bring a dish to share)
12.30 Lunch cleanup
13.30 Afternoon program incl. Ordination Ceremony
17.00 Teatime
18.00-19.00 Guided meditation by Sayalay Uttara and chanting

We have rented two holiday houses in the village for anybody who wants to come from 18-21 May. The costs to Tilorien Monastery are around 100 euro per person and you can contribute to this on a donation basis. If you want to make use of this offer you are welcome to join any time from Thursday 18th May onwards and also join the regular program at Tilorien Monastery.

If you wish to come but don’t want to stay in a holiday house please also let us know so we know approximately how many people to expect because we have limited capacity.

If you wish to join the celebrations, please complete the form below: