Days after my higher ordination in Sri Lanka, I wrote a letter to friends & family describing my experience of ordination and celebration afterwards, including our parade through the town’s streets. I also described what it was like walking for almsfood door-to-door in Sri Lanka.
An edited version was published as “A Radiance of Nuns” by Charlotte Sudhamma Bhikkhuni (my name as I presented it at that time), Insight Journal, Spring 2003, pp 24-28.
The online link is not functioning as of August 18, 2014. Here it is just in case it comes back: A Radiance of Nuns
(Print too small? Use the small magnifying glass in upper left corner of the magazine.)