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The mystery of What is with Ayya Medhanandi

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Rockaway Summer House

504 Beach 68th Street

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The path to true happiness unfolds in the simple practice of studying our own breath. By dedicating ourselves to this work, we can unravel the hidden treasures within us and develop a breathtaking view of the all-embracing vastness of the heart, guided by senior nun Ayyā Medhānandī.


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ABOUT THE TEACHER:

Ayya Medhanandi, a Canadian (1949), is abbess of Sati Saraniya Hermitage ( www.satisaraniya.ca ) An MSc graduate, she began meditating at 21, studied with an Advaita master in India, and managed UN/NGO health initiatives for malnourished women and children. In 1988, on retreat in Myanmar, she took ten-precept ordination with Sayadaw U Pandita, then spent ten years at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery and eight years based in New Zealand and Penang. In 2007, she received bhikkhuni ordination in Taiwan and was invited to Canada to establish the Hermitage. She trains nuns and teaches meditation, especially for Hospice staff and volunteers, and is the author of 'Gone Forth, Going Beyond'.








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