There are many ways to consider one’s desire to ordain. Motivation is the most important factor.
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The lifestyle of a Buddhist nun or monk is based on Buddhist values of compassion, service, and spiritual practice.
An interview with Dharma Drum Humanity Magazine, in which Venerable Chodron talks about her early experiences being a monastic and the founding of the Abbey.
A participant in Sravasti Abbey’s recent Living Vinaya course considers how the monastic tradition contributes to the Dharma in the West.
A historic event at Sravasti Abbey: 49 nuns gather to learn and live the Vinaya in order to support monasticism in the West.
Encouraging all Buddhists to work together to transmit the lamp of the Dharma from one generation to the next.
Through mutual support the monastic and lay community grow in the Dharma. For the Dharma to flourish in society monastics and lay practitioners are important.
A personal account of how westerners met Tibetan Buddhist teachers, studied and practiced the Dharma in Asia and then brought Buddhist teachings to the West.
Venerable Chodron provides a short history of the issues surrounding ordination for women.