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Beyond 2,600 Years of Buddhism: A Reflection on the 1st ASEAN Buddhist Conference on ASEAN Buddhists
Addressing communal religious violence and the revival of the bhikkhuni order
Uploaded 18 Nov 2016
The 2,600th Anniversary of the Global Bhikkhuni Sangha and Fourfold Sangha of the Buddha
Witnessing the revival of the female monasticism in the Buddhist world
Uploaded 9 Sep 2016
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Crisis and Opportunity for Theravada Buddhism
Unpacking nationalism and gender in Theravada countries
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
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
Reflections on Buddhist Sites in Malaysia
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.   --- Francis Bacon (1561-1626)   The Mahindarama Buddhist Temple is located in the beautiful city of Penang
Uploaded 26 Mar 2014
The Impact of Mahayana Buddhism on Sri Lanka
Editor's note: This article was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 8, June 2008.  When examining the influence of Mahayana Buddhism in Sri Lanka it would be appropriate to approac
Uploaded 22 Apr 2013
The meaning of Kamma in early Buddhism
 Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 7, March 2008. Introduction The word karma, etymologically meaning “action”, is a term common to many of the an
Uploaded 20 Apr 2013
Jawaharlal Nehru's Statements on the Buddha and Buddhism
The Buddha emphasized many times that the doctrine he preached was understandable only by the wise. He also said that one who sees the dhamma can see the Buddha and vice versa. The statement is very t
Uploaded 1 Mar 2011
The Buddha's 7 "Back to Basics"
Examining the foundations of Buddhism in a new light
Uploaded 13 Sep 2010
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