Chinese bhikshunis visit Sravasti Abbey

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After helping to conduct Venerable Jampa’s ordination in the morning, which was followed by an anagarika ceremony in the early afternoon, a group of Chinese bhikshunis conducted a question-and-answer session with Venerable Thubten Chodron.

  • Motivation for long-term monastic life
  • Cross-cultural experience of practicing Buddhism
  • Advice on following a particular Buddhist tradition
  • Need for Westerners to gain knowledge of karma and its effects
  • Personal experiences shortly after becoming a monastic
  • Talking with parents and sharing Dharma with family
1-19-13 Chinese Bhikshuni Q & A – BBCorner

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