Ayyā Tathālokā Therī    was, in 2012, invited to New Zealand for sharing Dhamma teaching and for the first intensive session of the Bhikkhunī Vibhaṇga Project held in the Central Plateau area.

Ayya Tathaaloka’s talk “Finding the Balance,” given at the Wellington Insight Community at that time  is available at  http://dharmaseed.org/teacher/468/talk/16469/

Global Mindfulness Summit 2018

Following the Global Mindfulness Summit 2018, Upeksha and Nikhila of Dhammadharini sent out a notification of where various materials from the summit are made freely available, particularly:


Ayya Adhimutti    Since I first ordained as a mae chee in Thailand in 2005, I’ve learned through (sometimes bitter) experience the importance of space and support—physical, psychological, and intellectual, as well as spiritual—for the holy life to be well lived.    Full article link below.


Also written:

Reflections on Death

What is it like being a bhikkhuni?

From the Global Mindfulness Conference, an essay

The development of different aspects of mindfulness within the gradual training

Ayya Adhimutti is currently based in Asia.


Willa Thaniya Reid (formerly Ajahn Thaniya), has been practising formal Buddhist meditation since the early 80s. A number of her Dhamma talks are available at http://dharmaseed.org/teacher/239/.

Previous retreats held by Willa under the auspices of the Trust:

  • 30th October 2016 – Private residence
  • 21 May 2016 – St Andrew’s on the Terrace, Wellington
  • 13th February 2016 – St Andrew’s on the Terrace, Wellington