[Sri Lanka] SRI LANKA PILGRIMAGE 2014

After a 3 year hiatus, FFM returned to Sri Lanka as 51 members which included 4 families and 8 youngsters departed for a 10-day pilgrimage in June 2014 . Accompanied by spiritual teachers, Venerable P. Gnanarama (fondly addressed as Bhante G), Principal of the Pali and Buddhist College in Singapore,…

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[Sri Lanka] Purvarama Temple Projects

During the June 2014 Pilgrimage to Sri Lanka, a few projects were identified to improve its existing facilities. Work on the projects which began the Q3 2014 reported good progress. Construction of 3 toilet cubicles behind the Dhamma Hall and installation of 2 ceiling fans and 6 wall fans have…

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[Bhutan] Nuns Healthcare Fund

Project Summary: The Nuns Healthcare Fund was established to enable nuns to seek necessary medical treatment. Period: since May 2013 Project Description: FFM volunteers learnt on their visit to remote nunneries that many nuns could not afford to seek medical treatment for their various illnesses and pains. The Healthcare Fund…

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[Bhutan] Shedrup Choling Nunnery Construction

Project Summary: The construction of a nuns living quarters for the nuns at Upper Chothpo Goenpa nunnery. Period: January 2014 to current (near completion) Project Description: Shedrup Choling nunnery is located in Southern Bhutan. The nearest town is Gelephu which is 11 hours drive from Thimphu, capital of Bhutan. The…

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