AMERICAN BUDDHIST WOMEN

Quarterly Electronic MagaZine from Sakyadhita USA

Issue No. 12,  Fall 2016

About Sakyadhita USA

& American Buddhist Women

 

A Quarterly electronic MagaZine (eZine)

Published by Sakyadhita USA

 

www.sakyadhitausa.org

 

 

GUEST EDITOR FOR THIS ISSUE

Pamela Ayo Yetunde, J.D., Th.D.

Frederick P. Lenz Foundation Visiting Scholar-in-Residence

University of the West

 

 

EDITORIAL STAFF

Charlotte B. Collins, M.A.

Elise A. DeVido, Ph.D.

Carol L. Winkelmann, Ph.D.

Lisa Battaglia, Ph.D.

Karen Gelinas, M.A., Staff Writer

 

Submissions are invited. Please email your article proposal to the address below. "Announcements" to promote your programs or dharma center are welcome. Send submissions or inquiries to: susa@sakyadhitausa.org

 

 

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DON'T MISS THE

WINTER 2017  ISSUE

of American Buddhist Women

A Preview of the 2017

Sakyadhita USA Conference on "Diversity in the Dharma"

April 1, 2017  | University of the West, Rosemead, CA

 

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Sakyadhita is a Sanskrit word, which translates as “daughters of the Buddha.” Sakya was the clan name of Gautama Siddhartha, the Buddha. The word dhita means “daughters.”

 

Sakyadhita USA, a branch of Sakyadhita International, was formed to serve Buddhist women in the U.S.  SUSA was established in 2010 and is governed by a board of eleven lay and monastic women who live in the U.S. We have more than 100 members across the country. Please consider becoming a member. You can read more about our goals and mission on the website and join the membership at:

 http://www.sakyadhitausa.org

 

SUSA's Mission

    •To establish an inclusive alliance of Buddhist women in the U.S.

    •To promote dialogue among Buddhist traditions.

    •To encourage wise, compassionate action for the benefit of humanity.

    •To work for gender equity in Buddhist education, training, institutional structures, and ordination.

 

Sakyadhita USA

A National Branch of

Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women

P.O. Box 1649, Ridgecrest, CA 93556

Email: susa@sakyadhitausa.org

http://www.sakyadhitausa.org

 

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