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An Agent of Change: Empowering Bhutanese Nuns
Engendering self-sufficiency among female monastics
Uploaded 12 Aug 2016
Offering Welcome: Ayya Tathaloka
Interview with a pioneering Western Buddhist nun
Uploaded 8 Jul 2016
When the Dharma Came to Lowell
An ambitious initiative to build a spectacular Khmer Buddhist temple in America
Uploaded 8 Jan 2016
The Wonders of Kham and Larung Gar, Part Two
A photographic journey to Larung Gar and Kham
Uploaded 28 Aug 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: A Tale of Two Sanctuaries
St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090–1153) was an astute observer of the psychology of religious donors. He saw how they found churches or cathedrals of splendid design and beauty irresistible and how
Uploaded 17 Apr 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
HH Penor Rinpoche Remembered
Following the passing into parinirvana of the beloved master, His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, on the evening of 27 March 2009, prayers for his swift rebirth were chanted by students around the world.
Uploaded 22 Aug 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
The Theravada Monastic Robe: The Design and Meaning
  The saffron robe of a Theravada Buddhist monastic is instantly recognizable to Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. But what is the origin, function and meaning of the design? In ancie
Uploaded 10 Apr 2014
"There's a lot of catching up to do" - Full Interview with Karma Lekshe Tsomo
Editor's note: Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo is the Branch and Chapter Coordinator of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women. In this series of seven questions we presented to her, she refle
Uploaded 14 Oct 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
Buddhism for Women, Women for Buddhism: Institutional Problems and Solutions
Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo is the Branch and Chapter Coordinator of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women. In this series of seven questions we presented to her, she reflects on some key
Uploaded 15 Mar 2013
Buddhism for Women, Women for Buddhism: Change is coming
Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo is the Branch and Chapter Coordinator of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women. In this series of seven questions we presented to her, she reflects on some key
Uploaded 8 Mar 2013
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