Category Archives: PATVDH


Sima Setting For Future Ordination And Meditation

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For Future Ordination & Meditation Visit our new Gallery update Vassa @ PATVDH – Measuring the Sima site and the Arrival of Sima stones for future ordination and meditation. May all participate and rejoice in this meritorious event! Sādhu! Sādhu! Sādhu! … Continue reading

Setting up of Sima at PATVDH

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Dhamma,

We are glad to announce that the Most Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw and the Sangha will be setting up the Sima at PATVDH.

Visit our Gallery to see the uploaded pictures of the process of confirming directions, measuring the dimensions, setting the points, and deciding the position of the Buddha statue on our future Sima site.

We welcome all to participate and rejoice in this meritorious event!

May the Buddha Sāsana be well protected and long lasting!
May all beings be well, happy and peaceful!
May all attain to Nibbāna!
Sādhu! Sādhu! Sādhu!

Pa-Auk Tawya Vipassana Dhura Hermitage (PATVDH) 2013 Vassa Announcement

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Dhamma

We are happy to announce the arrival of the Sangha on 10 July 2013. The Bhantes and Sayalays spending their Vassa with Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw are as follows:-

  1. Bhante Buddharakkhita ( Malaysia ) – arrived on 10 Jul
  2. Bhante Nyanadassana ( China ) – arrived on 10 Jul
  3. Bhante Ariyavamsa ( Taiwan ) ) – arrived on 10 Jul
  4. Bhante Hue Bao ( Vietnam ) – arrived on 7 Jul
  5. Sayalay Dhammadinna ( Malaysia ) – arrived on 28 May
  6. Sayalay Santi ( Singapore ) – arrived on 28 May
  7. Sayalay Upasama ( Malaysia ) – arrived on 28 May
  8. Sayalay Anuttara ( England ) – arrived on 18 Jul
  9. Rev. Wei Cheng ( China )  – arrived on 10 Jul

Our Spiritual Leader cum Resident Master, the Most Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw together with the Bhantes and Sayalays will observe the 3-month Vassa or Rain Retreat at Pa Auk Tawya Vipassana Dhura Hermitage (PATVDH), a newly set up Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) located at 13431 Green Valley Road , Sebastopol , CA 95472.

The vassa started on 23 July 2013 and will end on 19 October 2013. During the Vassa period, you are welcome to provide the Sangha with requisites of robes, food, shelter and medicine.

This is a rare opportunity for us to accrue merits and make aspirations for our spiritual progress!

If you wish to participate and support in the meritorious activities @PATVDH, visit the following pages to learn more about how you can fulfill your wholesome wishes….

May the Buddha Sasana flourish everywhere!
May the Sangha progress well in Dhamma Vinaya!
May all beings be well, happy and peaceful!
May all beings attain Nibbāna!
Sādhu! Sādhu! Sādhu!



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Pa-Auk Tawya Vipassana Dhura Hermitage (California), in short (PATVDH) established as a direct lineage of the Pa-Auk Tawya Meditation Centre (Pa-Auk), Mawlamyine, Myanmar, received strong support of the Most Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw.

Pa-Auk Tawya Vipassana Dhura Hermitage (California) was established on 27 July 2012, a Non-Profit Organization in California, USA.

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