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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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: