Women in Buddhism

Women In Buddhism

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The Ananda Bhikhuni Ordination

In October 2003, seventeen women received the higher ordination as Buddhist nuns or Bhiksuni (Sanskrit) or Bhikhuni (Pali) at the Shakyamuni Buddhist Centre in Canberra, Australia. Inside you can read Lama Choedak Rinpoche’s introduction to the higher ordination and the stories of some of those who received ordination.
The Ananda Bhikhuni Ordination

Sister Ayya Khema

25 Aug 1923 - 2 Nov 1997

Book Review

Hidden Spring: a Buddhist Woman Confronts Cancer

» Click Here for a review of ‘Hidden Spring’  by American author Sandy Boucher.