Establishment of the Bhikkhuni Sangha | Importance of Binara Poya Day

This poya day is a very significant day as it commemorates the beginning of the Bhikkhuni Sangha. In fact, only under eight conditions were female ordination provided. What were these eight conditions? Watch the sermon below to learn more:

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4 thoughts on “Establishment of the Bhikkhuni Sangha | Importance of Binara Poya Day”

  1. This video was well done! I liked how the video had a cartoon, Sinhala language, and English Subtitles. I learned that Maha Prajapati Gotami wanted to be a Bhikkhuni and she went with 500 Sakyan Princesses to Lord Buddha to ask permission to start a Bhikkhuni Sangha and started the Bhikkhuni Sangha on the Binara Full Moon Poya Day. I also learned that Venerable Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thera started Shraddha TV on the same day that the Bhikkhuni Sangha was made, Binara Full Moon Poya Day.

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  2. Namo Buddhaya,
    this video is a great job I learned that Binara Poya Day is very significant and that
    the Supreme Buddha’s disciples are fourfold, Bhikkhu, Bhikkhuni, Upasaka and Upasika.

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9 Buddha Qualities, abandon suffering, alcohol, alms round, anger, animal world, anuttaropurisadammasarati quality, araham quality, Aṅgulimāla Arahant, bad association, bhagava quality, body meditation, buddhanussati meditation, Buddhist etiquette, chanting, compassion, confidence~saddhā, contentment, courage, craving, Culla Kammavibhanga Sutta, cutupapatanana, death, Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, evil deeds, first noble truth, five precepts, Four Noble Truths, friendship, ghost world, giving~dāna, good actions, gratitude, greed, guided meditation, hatred, heaven, hell, iddhi, ignorance, impermanence~anicca, intoxicants, jataka, jealousy, karma, kavi, life of Buddha, lokavidu quality, losing loved ones, loss, loving-kindness~mettā, lying, Maha Satipatthana Sutta, Mangala Sutta, marks of a great man, meditation, merit~puññā, mindfulness~sati, mora paritta, Mundane Right View, nibbāna, Noble Eightfold Path, noble truth of suffering, non-attachment, ordination, origin of suffering, parents, paritta, patience, pilgrimage, practice, precepts, psychic powers, pujas, punishment, Pāli, rains retreat, rare human birth, Ratana Sutta, Ratthapala Sutta, relics, retreat, right speech, right view, Sakka God, sammasambuddho quality, samsara, Sangha, Second Noble Truth, sickness, similes, Sri Lanka, stress, Sāriputta Arahant, Taking advice, Therigatha, Third Noble Truth, uposatha, Venerable Maha Moggalana, Vesak, vijja, vijjacaranasampanno quality, virtue~sīla, wisdom, Work, worldly conditions, wrong view