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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
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
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
Traditionally-minded Buddhists will benefit most from fully ordained nuns
Every Buddhist would find it difficult to contest the idea that Buddhism values spiritual authority. Buddhism’s need for legitimate transmission inevitably means upholding the monastic sangha as the p
Uploaded 24 Sep 2013
Bhikkhunis in Thailand and the West
Jacqueline Kramer, author of Buddha Mom-the Path of Mindful Mothering and 10 Spiritual Practices for Busy parents, has been studying and practicing Buddhism for over 30 years in the Sri Lankan Therava
Uploaded 20 Mar 2013
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