Sounds like you had an excellent trip!
Paññāsikhara wrote:After the conference finished, I headed down to Wollongong for a day and a night, staying at Nan Tien Temple down there, where I received my full and bodhisattva ordination some years ago.
Sweet. I visited there last year for the first time and really enjoyed the visit. The cumquat tea is delicious.
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