David N. Snyder wrote:The most Venerable Madawela Punnaji has arrived here in the U.S. for a few months! He will be traveling to many states of the U.S this year and then also to Canada, before he goes back to Malaysia, where they are understandably disappointed to not have him there for most of this year.
Goofaholix wrote:Is this the same Punnaji that Shaila Catherine talks about being one of her main teachers?
David N. Snyder wrote:This morning my wife and I had the honor of meeting Ayya Phalañani. She is visiting the U.S. from Thailand and a member of Dhamma Wheel here too. So here is a photo of the meeting of 3 Dhamma Wheel members:
At Wat Thai Los Angeles, March 17, 2010
Left to right: Ayya Phalañani, Woini, David
Ngawang Drolma wrote:David is that the shrine room at your center? It's breathtaking.
Well, at least one of you will be odd.pilgrim wrote:I'll be meeting Hanzze in Phnom Penh tomorrow...Will post a pic when I'm back. Think we'll make a odd couple.
cooran wrote:Thanks Quinn! Great photo Ben and Paul!
Retro - Maybe you've now guessed why Ben is living in a Penal Colony? Did you really think he spent that month in Burma?
Pilgrim - I will look forward to seeing the photos of your meeting with Hanzze!
Well, at least one of you will be odd.I'll be meeting Hanzze in Phnom Penh tomorrow...Will post a pic when I'm back. Think we'll make a odd couple.
David N. Snyder wrote:Ngawang Drolma wrote:David is that the shrine room at your center? It's breathtaking.
No, that is from Wat Thai L.A. where Ayya Phalanyani was staying at the time. Yes, that is beautiful.
Here is the altar at my place:
Two mini-Maha Bodhi Temple replicas on each side.