Can the bhikshuni ordination be traced back to the time of the Buddha? Venerable bhikshuni Sangye Khado traces the history of the lineage.
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Covering Verses 14-18 of Chapter 5 ‘Guarding Introspection,’ discussing the perfections of joyous effort, concentration, and wisdom
Reflection on the monastic hierarchy helps a “baby” nun to grow in her Dharma practice.
How the ethics of non-harming apply in the fields of information technology, scientific research, and medicine.
How extending yourself to another living being pulls you outside yourself and opens the door to inner happiness.
A guided meditation to get in touch with the feeling of compassion and put it into action.
Covering Verses 11 – 13 of Chapter 5, discussing the perfections of generosity, ethical conduct, and fortitude
Decisions can have long-term consequences. Venerable Chodron gives advice on how to apply the principles of the Dharma to making decisions.
Covering Verses 5.6-5.10, discussing the relationship between mindfulness and introspective awareness, and how the six far-reaching practices depend on the mind
A discussion on topics including Buddhist and secular mindfulness, the value of monasticism, and the role of nuns in modern Buddhism.