Further resources on the topics covered in Living as a Buddhist Nun.
Archive | December, 1999
A question-and-answer session with His Holiness regarding ordination and the situation and practice of the Western sangha.
A statement to His Holiness the Dalai Lama illustrating the difference between Asian and Western culture in regards to the ordained.
The importance of studying the teachings and meditating on them, making the Dharma central to life and not just a hobby.
A nun trained as a psychologist discusses mental health issues that may arise while studying and practicing the Dharma.
A description of the relationship between teacher and student, and how important it is to develop a healthy relationship with a spiritual mentor.
A reflection on the Dharma, working with afflictions, self-esteem, ordination, and living within the precepts. How we grow along the path.
From the Rochester Zen center, an ordained female priest goes to Japan to study with a great Master at Sogen-ji and discusses ordination as a novice.
Australian-born nun in a South Korean nunnery discusses becoming a nun, a nun’s life, and some of the problems of modernity in a Chogye Order nunnery.
A Tibetan-born nun emigrates out of Chinese-occupied territory to South India, where she is instrumental in establishing Jangchub Choeling Nunnery.