Bhikkhu Bodhi

Bhikkhu Bodhi is an American Theravada Buddhist monk, ordained in Sri Lanka and currently teaching in the New York/New Jersey area. He was appointed the second president of the Buddhist Publication Society and has edited and authored several publications grounded in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. (Photo and bio by Wikipedia)

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Young buddhist nuns chanting.
A Nun's Life

Bhikkhuni education today

Buddhist studies for fully ordained nuns in the modern age.

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Venerable Chodron and Abbey monastics smiling happily.
Exploring Monastic Life 2008

Monastic life in America

Advice for those considering ordination, putting the aspiration in the framework of Buddhism, monasticism, and…

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Venerable Chodron and other monastics in the meditation hall during the 2014 Pravarana ceremony.
Western Monastics

The challenge of the future

Does Western Buddhism need a monastic sangha? If so, what should their role be? What…

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Thangka image of The Wheel of Life.
Four Truths for the Aryas

Dependent arising in the Pali tradition

A look at karma and dependent arising from the Pali tradition. Examining the causes of…

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A group of young novice Buddhist nuns in prayer.
Theravada Tradition

The revival of bhikkhunī ordination in the Theravāda...

Legal and moral issues involved in the revival of the Theravāda Bhikkhunī Sangha.

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Group of monastics at the 2013 WBMG.
Western Monastics

Whatever happened to the monastic Sangha?

Examining the role of monastics in Western culture, especially as torch-bearers of the Dharma.

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