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Beauty queen turned Bhikkhunī organises Int’l Bhikkhunī Conference

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Ven. Dr. Elizabeth Wo, a Vietnamese-American Bhikkhunī who was crowned Princess Asian-US 2006, organised an International Conference of Bhikkhunīs at the Mount Lavinia Hotel recently.

Apart from Bhikkhunīs from Sri Lanka, Bhikkhunīs from other countries such as Nepal, Laos and Vietnam attended the conference where Ven. Wo offered alms to all Bhikkhunīs.

Ven. Dr. Wo is an American-Vietnamese Bhikkhunī who received a doctorate in Buddhist philosophy in Sri Lanka. Prior to her ordainment, she was a talented entrepreneur apart from a crowned beauty queen.

  Comments - 15

  • C Gunawardane Tuesday, 10 March 2020 05:07 PM

    A Bikkuni who realised what life is about. Theruwan saranai

    Pri Wednesday, 11 March 2020 07:50 AM

    Lol She looks like a cartoon character

    Ravi Jayaratne Tuesday, 10 March 2020 05:13 PM

    May Triple Gem Bless her.....

    Anmanpan Tuesday, 10 March 2020 05:16 PM

    At the Mt. Lavinia Hotel? I thought this type of meeting take place in temple. The changing culture! Nice!

    Ajith de Silva Wednesday, 11 March 2020 12:08 AM

    Mr. Malupan, shut up and mind your own business.

    Missaka Wednesday, 11 March 2020 07:44 AM

    Place is not important at all for good things. Even Lord Buddha served sermons in caves.

    Nick Tuesday, 10 March 2020 06:29 PM

    May you find your goal sooner than we the dirty lot. Budusaranai.

    prabath uduwella Tuesday, 10 March 2020 07:23 PM

    She looks uneasy with Mahinda Rajapaksa. What happened?

    Martin Tuesday, 10 March 2020 07:35 PM

    Why is she posing with an ugly bugger

    dickie bird Tuesday, 10 March 2020 08:10 PM

    Oh ! Bless her. She has found the meaning of life. Hope she is not influenced by the Americans with an agenda

    nimal Tuesday, 10 March 2020 09:46 PM


    Kiru Tuesday, 10 March 2020 11:49 PM

    What? in a hotel ? Shouldn't be a satanic ritual. People be vigilant whenever American involved in these types of practice.

    Kumar Wednesday, 11 March 2020 12:38 AM

    Most young Sri Lankan bikkus in the US seek degrees in economic etc. and then disrobe as soon as they get a green card.

    Ram Wednesday, 11 March 2020 01:45 AM

    In the photo with MR the Bikkhuni is not normal as in the photo with a monk

    Sydney jayarathne Wednesday, 11 March 2020 07:30 AM

    Sadhu sadhu sadhu

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