The challenges of being a Buddhist nun in the West and what was learned from them. Advice for those thinking about Buddhist ordination.
Tag Archives | bhikshuni ordination
What it means to live as a Nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition in the west.
A monastic aspirant is given advice on examining oneself for hidden negative motivations, and a novice nun wonders how to think about bhikshuni ordination.
Statements made by His Holiness the Dalai Lama during the Jangchup Lamrim teachings regarding bhikṣuṇī ordination and the geshe-ma degree.
Monastic life may be viewed as restrictive but actually offers freedom from distractions and freedom to practice. Looking at the benefits and difficulties.
A detailed look at the arguments for and against the revival of bhikkhunī ordination in the Theravada tradition.
How ordination is different in the three living Buddhist traditions, and why the path to full ordination is so difficult for women.
Looking at the legal issues surrounding the revival of full ordination for nuns.
Progress on the revival of Mūlasarvāstivāda bhikṣuṇī ordination.
Explaining different level of nun ordination in various Buddhist tradition.