Venerable Chodron provides a short history of the issues surrounding ordination for women.
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The teaching from the ordination ceremony text continues, focusing on advice concerning how monastic relate to family and society at large.
False expectations we may approach ordination with, and the importance of practicing self-compassion to overcome them.
A teaching from the Buddhist ordination ceremony text, focusing on the attitude to have when considering going forth from the householder’s life.
The importance of motivation when ordaining, and how to work with our expectations of monastic life.
What the Buddha faced in his life, and how the monastic community was established.
A physics professor shares about her experience teaching Tibetan Buddhist nuns as part of the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative.
Geshe Chopa Tenzin Lhadron describes her journey from rural Ladakh with minimal opportunities for education, to become one of the first Tibetan Geshe-mas.
Venerable Jampa reflects on the benefits to be gained by living in a community of monastics.
The ten reasons the Buddha gave for establishing the precepts cover benefiting the the individual monastic, the Sangha, society, and preserving the Dharma.