The hindrances to ordaining

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A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2007.

Motivation and hindrances

  • Qualifications and hindrances to ordaining
    • 13 major and 16 minor hindrances
    • 9 specific hindrances to ordaining for women
  • Establishing a sincere motivation
  • Long-term aspiration regarding ordination

Exploring Monastic Life 2007: Session 9 (download)

Questions and answers

  • 8 precepts
  • Pratimoksha vows

Exploring Monastic Life 2007: Session 9 Q&A (download)

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