Search results for “"Department of Religion and Culture"

Group of Tibetan nuns waiting to take vows.
Tibetan Tradition

A seminar to be organised by the Department of Relig...

This paper is a summary of much of the research done on the bhikshuni ordination…

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Western Monastics

Western Buddhist nuns in the Tibetan tradition

Venerable Chodron explores the history of Buddhist nuns in the West through her own experiences,…

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Full Ordination for Nuns

Researching the bhikshuni lineage

Can the bhikshuni ordination be traced back to the time of the Buddha? Bhikshuni Sangye…

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Group of geshemas seated together.
A Nun's Life

Congratulations to the first geshemas!

Photos of the first batch of Geshemas from Jangchub Choeling Nunnery, wearing the yellow dongka…

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Books

Origin and spread of the Buddha’s doctrine

An excerpt from "Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions" exploring the similarities and differences within Buddhist…

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Korean nun, walking alone.
Full Ordination for Nuns

Siksamana and bhikshuni ordinations

Explaining different level of nun ordination in various Buddhist tradition.

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Western Monastics

How precious is monastic community

The conditions for a stable monastic community, where beginners can train, are extremely rare and…

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Full Ordination for Nuns

Dark matter

Examining the complexity of the issue of bhikkhuni ordination: different views and lineages of the…

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Full Ordination for Nuns

Bhikshuni vinaya and ordination lineages

A summary report by Alex Berzin of the 2007 International Congress on the Women's Role…

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Painting of the ordination of Mahaprajapati.
Tibetan Tradition

Regarding the bhikshuni order in Tibetan Buddhism

An interview on bhikshuni ordination in Tibetan Buddhist, benefits of having bhikshuni in all Buddhist…

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Bhikshuni and bhikshunis walking in 2 rows, with lay person spreading flowers on the path.
Tibetan Tradition

Research regarding the lineage of bhikshuni ordination

Possibility and validity of introducing bhikshuni ordination into the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

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Ven. Chodron, Ven. Jampa Tsedroen , Ven. Heng-Ching Shih and Ven. Lekshe Tsomo sitting and discussing on a table full of papers.
Tibetan Tradition

A new possibility

The importance of having bhikshunis in the world and how bhikshuni ordination can be established…

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