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Ven. Pannavati Bhikkhuni's Dharma Talks
Ven. Pannavati Bhikkhuni
Ven. Dr. Pannavati is Co-Abbot of Embracing Simplicity Hermitage. An African-American Buddhist monk ordained in the Theravada and Mahayana traditions and with transmission from Roshi Bernie Glassman of Zen Peacemakers, she is both contemplative and empowered for compassionate service. More than 70 homeless youth between the ages of 17 and 21 have resided at the hermitage over the past 2 ½ years and that effort has evolved into a separate 501(c)(3), MyPlace, Inc. which has its own accredited high school, jobs training program, youth center and residential program. An international teacher, she advocates on behalf of disempowered women and youth globally; and insists on equality and respect in Buddhist life for both female monastics and lay sangha. She was a 2008 recipient of the Outstanding Buddhist Women’s Award. In 2009, she received a special commendation from the Princess of Thailand for Humanitarian Acts and ordained the first Thai Bhikkhunis, on Thai soil with Thai monks as witnesses. In May 2010 she convened a platform of Bhikkhunis to ordain 10 Cambodian Samaneris, performing the ceremony in a Cambodian temple, witnessed by Cambodian abbots and sanctioned by Maha Thera Ven. Dhammathero Sao Khon, President of the Community of Khmer Buddhist Monks of the US. Finally, Venerable is a founding circle director of Women of Compassionate Wisdom, a 21st century trans-lineage Buddhist Order and Sisterhood. She recently ordained their first American oblate.
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2019-03-03 The Quick Path to Nibbana 41:21
Dharma talk at Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center, Hendersonville, NC. https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/ https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/retre... Embracing Simplicity Hermitage http://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/esm/
Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center
2019-02-12 The Practice of Fours 66:08
Dharma talk at Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center, Hendersonville, NC. https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/ https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/retre... Embracing Simplicity Hermitage http://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/esm/
Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center
2019-02-05 There Is No Mono Culture 42:02
Dharma talk at Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center, Hendersonville, NC. https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/ https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/retre... Embracing Simplicity Hermitage http://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/esm/
Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center
2019-02-03 Come What May 40:53
Dharma talk at Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center, Hendersonville, NC. https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/ https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/retre... Embracing Simplicity Hermitage http://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/esm/
Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center
2018-12-30 A New Year's Wish 63:38
Dharma talk at Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center, Hendersonville, NC. https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/ https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/retre... Embracing Simplicity Hermitage http://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/esm/
Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center
2018-12-25 Let This Mind Be in You, a Christmas Message 49:32
Dharma talk at Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center, Hendersonville, NC. https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/ https://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/retre... Embracing Simplicity Hermitage http://www.heartwoodrefuge.org/esm/
Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center
2018-11-20 True Happiness 55:23
Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center
2018-11-14 Friends, Enemies, and Strangers 48:51
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
2018-11-06 Stinkin Thinkin 50:18
Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center
2018-10-16 Joy, Happiness and Rapture 12:39
Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center

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