A description of the practices and commitments of the residents of Gampo Abbey.
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An account of the bhikshuni lineage from the time of the Buddha and its spread from India to other countries. The role of nuns in society.
Tracing the evolution of the sangha and Vinaya. The challenges faced by the sangha in the West. Opportunities for Western nuns to develop spiritual leadership.
On the basis of Buddha’s teachings, women in the East and in the West take ordination and play an important role in keeping the Dharma alive.
The book’s preface provides context to this compilation of talks by Buddhist nuns from different traditions.
The director of the Tibetan Nun’s Project in Dharamsala, India, discusses how a pioneer generation of Western Buddhist nuns is striving to become a sangha.
A founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center shares the impact of having the presence of monastics to inspire individuals in their practice.
A Western nun teaching young Tibetans in India in 1999? Why not give something back you have received?
Representatives of a variety of monastic traditions discuss student-teacher relationships, practice, training, the Vinaya, monasteries and community life.
Advice for Buddhist nuns to single-mindedly take the essence of Buddhism and put it into practice without regard for encouragement or disappointment.