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Offering Welcome: Ayya Tathaloka
Interview with a pioneering Western Buddhist nun
Uploaded 8 Jul 2016
Reflections from the 14th Sakyadhita International Conference: Nurturing the Theravada Bhikkhuni Sangha
An examination of equal opportunity for ordination and Buddhist education for women
Uploaded 28 Aug 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Crisis and Opportunity for Theravada Buddhism
The Buddhist sangha is perhaps the longest-lived institution in world history. It has diffused across time and space over a period of more than 2,500 years. It has traversed the globe through diverse,
Uploaded 20 Mar 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Supporting the Ordination of Theravada Bhikkhunis
On 29 November, 8 bhikkhunis and 47 novices were ordained at Thippayasathandhamma Bhikkhuni Arama, a nunnery located on the islet of Koh Yor in Thailand’s Songhkla Province. The ceremony was performed
Uploaded 9 Jan 2015
Banning Ajahn Brahm’s speech on nuns was a spectacular own-goal
All religious traditions claim to exert moral and spiritual authority. Most of the great world faiths also like to believe they are aligned with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United N
Uploaded 30 May 2014
The Urgency of Recognition: Female Buddhist monastics in Bangladesh
After a long interlude in which the Theravada Bhikkhuni Sangha was presumed extinct, the Sri Lankan lineage was re-established in 1998 at Bodhgaya with the help of Chinese Buddhist nuns. Recent progre
Uploaded 23 May 2014
Dipa Ma - An extraordinary female Buddhist master in the twentieth century
Rarely does a story about another person contain so much heart. After reading Dipa Ma, you feel you have actually met her - and you will never forget her.    – Paul Ha
Uploaded 14 May 2014
Ajahn Brahm, Religion, and Science: “We must abandon the superstition of materialism”
“Modern science is… ” I trail off, inviting a response.   “… is dogmatic,” finishes Ajahn Brahm quickly, without an iota of hesitation. “I’ve known that ever since science has denied the existence o
Uploaded 28 Feb 2014
The Legality of Ordaining Nuns according to Buddhist Law
Editor’s note: Ven. Analayo has kindly given Buddhistdoor International permission to republish his recent, groundbreaking, Vinaya-based study of nuns’ higher ordination. Because it is Vin
Uploaded 5 Oct 2013
The Benefits of Meditation
If you ever visit a Buddhist monastery, the chances are you will come across some of the happiest people you have ever met. Monks and nuns stroll about their daily routine in graceful, deliberate mann
Uploaded 27 Sep 2013
Meditation and the clinical applications of mindfulness
‘The benefits of meditation are two-fold,’ says Ajahn Brahmali, a Buddhist monk of over 11 years standing, a resident of the Bodhinyana Buddhist Monastery in Western Australia. ‘The
Uploaded 27 Sep 2013
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