In the Theravada and Tibetan Buddhist traditions, women have not had access to full ordination until in recent years. Venerable Thubten Chodron is one of the first fully ordained nuns in the Tibetan tradition and has been involved with the movement to revive the bhikshuni ordination for many years. Learn about why full ordination for women matters and different perspectives on how it can be revived.

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In the Theravada and Tibetan Buddhist traditions, women have not had access to full ordination until in recent years. Venerable Thubten Chodron is one of the first fully ordained nuns in the Tibetan tradition and has been involved with the movement to revive the bhikshuni ordination for many years. Learn about why full ordination for women matters and different perspectives on how it can be revived.