AMERICAN BUDDHIST WOMEN

Quarterly Electronic MagaZine from Sakyadhita USA

Issue No. 15 Summer 2017

CONTENTS

 

A Special Report on Bhikkhuni Status at the end of 2017

From Revival to Renaissance

State of the Bhikkhunis” at the end of the 2600th Bhikkhunī Anniversary Year

by Tathālokā Therī

 

Featured Articles

The 21st Century: Era of the Fourfold Assembly

Celebrating Accomplishments of Buddhist Nuns

Interviews and Edited by Bhikshuni Thubten Chonyi

Ven. Thubten Nyima, Ven. Thubten Pema, Rebecca Bradley, Christina Manriquez

 

Introduction

The 21st Century: Era of the Four-Fold Assembly−

Celebrating the Accomplishments of Buddhist Nuns

by Bhikshuni Thubten Chonyi

 

Academy Awards of Buddhist Nuns

Taiwan's 2016 Global Bhikkhuni Award

by Bhikshuni Thubten Chonyi

 

A Brief History of Bhikshunis

by Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron

 

To Be the Light of the World

Bhikshuni Pannavati

Co-founder of Embracing Simplicity Hermitage and Heartwood Refuge

 

All Things Are Possible

Ayya Anandabodhi

Co-founder of Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery

 

Teaching Where the Teachings Have Not Spread

Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron

Author, Teacher, Founder and Abbess of Sravasti Abbey

 

A Really Cool Professor

Bhikshuni Shi Zhiru

Scholar, Author, Professor of Religious Studies, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

 

Determined to Learn

How Chopa Tenzin Lhadron Became One of Tibetan Buddhism's First Geshemas

by Geshe Chopa Tenzin Lhadron

 

Why Ordain in the West?

by Bhikshuni Thubten Damcho

 

Nuns of the Global Bhikkhuni Award

 

Living Vinaya in the West: "Thriving as an Individual in Community"

A residential course at Sravasti Abbey, January 22 - February 8, 2018

 

About SUSA

 

Sakyadhita USA Encouraging Inclusion Across American Buddhisms

SUSA is the USA National Branch of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women

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