Western Monastics

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Blossoms of the Dharma

The situation of Western monastics

A statement to His Holiness the Dalai Lama illustrating the difference between Asian and Western…

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Monastic robes hanging on a clothesline.
Western Buddhist Monastic Gatherings

Colors of the Dharma

Representatives of a variety of monastic traditions discuss student-teacher relationships, practice, training, the Vinaya, monasteries…

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