This paper is a summary of much of the research done on the bhikshuni ordination by Geshe Thubten Jangchub of the DRC.
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Photos of the first batch of Geshemas from Jangchub Choeling Nunnery, wearing the yellow dongka (vest) and the yellows hats.
An excerpt from “Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions” exploring the similarities and differences within Buddhist traditions.
Explaining different level of nun ordination in various Buddhist tradition.
The conditions for a stable monastic community, where beginners can train, are extremely rare and difficult to create—let’s not take them for granted.
Examining the complexity of the issue of bhikkhuni ordination: different views and lineages of the Vinaya, options for ordination procedure and more.
A summary report by Alex Berzin of the 2007 International Congress on the Women’s Role in the Sangha.
An interview on bhikshuni ordination in Tibetan Buddhist, benefits of having bhikshuni in all Buddhist traditions and enthusiasm for this to come about.
Possibility and validity of introducing bhikshuni ordination into the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
The importance of having bhikshunis in the world and how bhikshuni ordination can be established in the Tibetan tradition.