Guidance from teachers of various Buddhist traditions on the importance of ensuring that women experience full equality in their opportunity to practice and teach the Dharma.
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Full ordination for Tibetan Buddhist nuns
Venerable Thubten Chodron explains some of the issues and controversies surrounding ordination for nuns.View Post
How to become a Buddhist monk or nun
In this interview, Venerable Thubten Chodron explains how important motivation is when contemplating the monastic…View Post
The benefits of living as a monk or nun
In this interview, Venerable Thubten Chodron describes how becoming a monastic cleared away distraction.View Post
The joy of living as a monk or nun
Part of a series of interviews with Venerable Thubten Chodron.View Post
Want to become a monk or nun?
Venerable Thubten Chodron explains the importance of motivation in deciding to become a monastic.View Post
Does everyone need to become a monk or nun?
Venerable Thubten Chodron discusses the benefits of a monastic life.View Post
Living Vinaya in the United States
A paper on the bhikshuni sangha in the west written by a nun who participated…View Post
Participating in the bhikshuni ordination
Venerable Thubten Chodron shares her experience being a witness at a bhikshuni ordination in Taiwan.View Post
The five main topics studied in Tibetan Buddhist mon...
An overview of the educational program in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries with descriptions of the five…View Post
Living in the precepts
The joy of living in the Dharma. The importance of bodhicitta and how it helps…View Post
Interview with Shide Nunnery
An interview with Venerable Chodron with nuns from Shide Nunnery in Germany about the mindful…View Post
The past and future of the bhikshuni sangha in the West
The role of the sangha in preserving and spreading the Dharma. The relationship of the…View Post