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Relevance of Vinaya in modern circumstances

A description of the Vinaya and the many instructions it contains on daily life, followed…

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Venerable Kechog Palmo sitting on the floor, smiling, looking at Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, also smiling.
Tibetan Tradition

The first Western bhikshuni in the Tibetan tradition

Freda Bedi was the first Western nun in the Tibetan tradition to receive bhikshuni ordination.

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