Courtesy of Gerald Wimalasena & Palitha Manchanayake
The Wat Dhamma Buddha Monastery s located at Wiseman’s Ferry in New South Wales where the bush fires raged recently.
A Note from Gerald Wimalasena, 16 January 2020
“Forest fires in Australia … This Dhamma Buddhist monastery is the only unburned one. Its position in the middle of the forest.”
An Email Note from Palitha Manchanayake, January 2020: “I wanted to find out where it is, and realized that it is ‘Wat Buddha Dhamma Monastery’ of Wiseman’s Ferry in NSW. I have been there once in the late ‘80’s when Sister Ayya Khema was in charge of it. Before that it was started around 1980 by Ven. Khanthipalo whom I have seen and listened to. He was an English monk who later gave up robes.
Certainly, it could be taken as a miracle when you see these pictures.
Also, I have seen some pictures of isolated Buddha Statues being left out unharmed after the Tsunami along the south coast of SL.
Then I thought it would have been a pure coincidence. But for it to repeat like this, we could call it a ‘Miracle’ ……………….. Regards ………… Palitha