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About Women in Buddhism

 

Women in Buddhism explores topics relevant to female-identified Buddhist practitioners.  The column features profiles of women teachers, book reviews on authors and issues relevant to women’s practice, discussions of scholarly work, and stories of Buddhist women’s monastic and lay experiences.


 

About the author 

 

Caitlin Dwyer is a freelance writer. Her work has appeared in publications such as Narratively, Oregon Humanities, Big Roundtable, Creative Nonfiction, and The Asian Review of Books. She has studied writing at University of Hong Kong, Pacific Lutheran University, and Pomona College. She is learning to maintain a Zen practice while raising a family. Learn more about at www.caitlindwyer.com.


 

Women in Buddhism is published bi-monthly.

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Taming the Metta Monsters: Sumi Loundon Kim’s Buddhist Curriculum for Families
A practical approach to a family-centered Dharma practice
Uploaded 6 Aug 2018
The First in 1,000 Years: An Interview with Venerable Kusuma
Re-establishing the bhikkhuni sangha in Sri Lanka
Uploaded 13 Jun 2018
Changing Mindsets: Tashi Zangmo and the Bhutan Nuns Foundation
Empowering female monastics in Bhutan
Uploaded 16 May 2018
STEM Tara: Bringing Science Education to Buddhist Nuns
Empowering female monastics in Nepal
Uploaded 18 Apr 2018
North of the 49th Parallel: A Review of <i>Lotus Petals in the Snow</i>
Voices of Canadian Buddhist women
Uploaded 21 Dec 2017
The Mind in Language: Jane Hirshfield’s <i>The Beauty</i>
Tracking the mind’s movements in poetry
Uploaded 22 Nov 2017
Loving your Tick: Book Review of <i>Mindfulness as Medicine</i>
Well-being and building a relationship with oneself
Uploaded 26 Oct 2017
Difficult Conversations: Mushim Patricia Ikeda
Approaching diversity with courage and compassion
Uploaded 29 Sep 2017
The Gift of Zazen: Angie Boissevain
The path of a remarkable Buddhist teacher
Uploaded 18 Aug 2017
Entering the Stream: Book Review of <i>The Hidden Lamp</i>
A collection of 100 Zen koans that bring Buddhist women to the fore
Uploaded 28 Jul 2017
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