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<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Reflecting on 2016
Learning from the past and anticipating the future, while living in the now
Uploaded 30 Dec 2016
Reviving the Bhikkhuni Sangha in Indonesia: an Interview with Ayya Santini
Re-establishing the fourfold sangha
Uploaded 25 Nov 2016
Exclusive Interview: The 17th Karmapa and the Buddhist Nuns of the Tibetan tradition
His Holiness shares his thoughts on the future of female monasticism
Uploaded 19 Aug 2016
An Agent of Change: Empowering Bhutanese Nuns
Engendering self-sufficiency among female monastics
Uploaded 12 Aug 2016
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
"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
“Buddhism the only religion where I can be free as a woman” - Interview with Ven. Suniti
Willow Myers works full time as a child and family psychotherapist in a non-profit agency in Bellingham WA. She writes freelance in her spare time. She is currently enjoying writing about the Dharma.W
Uploaded 12 Oct 2013
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
Rita Gross: “Buddhism and Feminism have always shared a voice”
Although she is now retired, Professor Rita Gross cuts a familiar figure to her early days as an academic advocating gender equality. She remains a faithful Tibetan Buddhist, but fearless in critiquin
Uploaded 14 Aug 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
Why Buddhists should support the revival of the Nuns’ Order
 It is beautiful to see a flower unfold and open from the sun’s light and earth’s moisture. It is a sight at once special but normal, natural, and necessary. For thousands of
Uploaded 5 Mar 2013
Generosity, Right Livelihood and Appreciation: Reflections on Buddhist lay life
Sometimes I feel that the choice to be a lay disciple in Buddhism matters just as much as choosing to be ordained. As laypeople we are obligated, in my opinion, to accept that our way of life is to fi
Uploaded 1 Sep 2011
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