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bhikkhuni

(ˈbiːkuˌni)
n
(Buddhism) a fully ordained Buddhist nun
[Pali, literally: beggar]
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Buddhist: Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) (represented by Venerable Bhikkhuni Thich Nu Chan Khong)
bhikkhave ti yo koci bhikkhu va bhikkhuni va upasako va upasika va.
Venerable Bhikkhuni Rattanavali is the founder of the Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards Committee.
As the Theravadin bhikkhuni sangha is growing, we need to keep our record straight and this introduction is a necessity for the re-establishment of the Theravadin bhikkhuni sangha.
Yi I, "Bhikkhu, Bhikkhuni, and Monasteries in Buddhism and Their Place in Society," pp.
It was a fascinating exchange she had with the Venerable Bhikkhuni Dhammananda, a Thai woman and ordained Buddhist monk in a country where Bhuddist men won't accept female monks.
Mae Chee Varangghana Vanavichayen, 56, became Dhammarakhita Samaneri when she was ordained by her Sri Lankan preceptor Ven Bhikkhuni Saddha Sumana at Wat Songdhamkalayanee, in Nakhon Pathom.
Chapter eight, "The Buddhist Order of Nuns: Windhorse," introduces the problem of Buddhist sexual politics and includes the arising of the bhikkhuni order and historical differences in the status of Buddhist nuns from country to country.
Even in case of a pregnant bhikkhuni, the king is consulted, as mentioned in the prologue of Jataka no.
Dhammananda bhikkhuni, "Women and Buddhism in Thailand," pp.
One participant was the Venerable Bhikkhuni Dhammananda, a Thai woman and ordained Buddhist monk.
This article will use the case study of Buddhist nuns' training programs to examine the revival of the bhikkhuni sangha in Sri Lanka and the role of cross-tradition exchange among devotees of different Buddhist traditions in Asia.