The Ven. Sangye Khadro, a well-known Buddhist nun, teacher and author — along with other monastics from Sravasti Abbey — will give a series of talks on being “Courageous and Kind” to show others how they can mitigate their anxieties.Read More »
Although in her book "In Search of Buddha's Daughters: A Modern Journey Down Ancient Roads," Toomey focuses on the role of nuns in various Buddhist traditions, she also offers a useful history of that religion, as well as insight into its teachings.Read More »
Why do female Buddhist monastics have so many more rules to follow than the men?Read More »
Why are Western women shaving their heads and donning the robes of the Dalai Lama? What is it like to commit to a monastic life? How do women end up making this choice? What can lay people learn from them as they reflect on their own spiritual choices?Read More »
Ven. Thubten Chodron, a woman who has been central in in re-establishing the Bhikkhuni lineage, particularly in the West, said she was filled with spiritual questions growing up.
“Why am I here? What’s my purpose?” she wondered.Read More »
Sept. 29 marked the 2nd Annual International Bikkhuni Day. Nuns from the Sravasti Abbey, in Newport, were recognized at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane.Read More »