30 Photos - Feb 26, 2014
Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ven. Sek Bao Shi and Ven. Sek Bao Tong, Coordinators of the South East Asia Regional Sakyadhita Conference to be held in Singapore in NovemberPhoto: 125 participants from 24 countries attend the Fifth International Conference on Buddhist Women held from December 29, 1997 to January 4, 1998.Photo: Ven. Pannayawati shares her experience of being a bhikkuni in Nepal.Photo: Succulent Cambodian dishes made mealtimes a culinary delight.Photo: The Sangharaja, Supreme Patriarch of Cambodian Buddhism, addresses the cinference. Just a few feews later he presided as a preceptor at the ordination of 50 Theravada bhikkhunis in Bodhgaya.Photo: Ranjani de Silva, Sakyadhita president and conference co-ordintator Hema Goonatilake (both of Sri Lanka) express their appreciation to the local Cambodian conference planning committe.Photo: Young Cambodian dancers performed with grace and precision.Photo: Lauryn Galindo performs Hawaiian chants and dance (hula) during the cultural presentations.Photo: Nuns from 12 countries gather before the conference site, Wat Onnalon, temple of the King's brother used only for the bi-monthly recitation cerimony for monks.Photo: Dharma friends from many lands: Ven, Pannayawati of Nepal, Ven. Sudarsana of Sri Lanka, Sra. Sonam Wangmo of Bhutan.Photo: Nuns from Ladakh, Korea, Sri Lanka and Taiwan discover much common ground.Photo: Rich fremale imagery is found among the historic monuments of Angkor Wat.Photo: Cruising down the Mekong River to Angkor Wat.