Quarterly Electronic MagaZine from Sakyadhita USA
Issue No. 11, SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE
Sakyadhita USA member and ABW contributor Jane McEwan at the Sri Jemieson International Meditation Center, Samadi Mawatha, Ampitiya, Kandy, Sri Lanka; photo taken 9/18/2014. Relief mural depicts Indian emperor Ashoka’s (the 3rd century BCE) bhikkhunī daughter, Sanghamittā bringing a branch of the Bodhi Tree to Sri Lanka. Photo: Jane McEwan.
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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
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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:
•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.
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