bhikkhuni

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bhikkhuni

(ˈbiːkuˌni)
n
(Buddhism) a fully ordained Buddhist nun
[Pali, literally: beggar]
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Tenzin Palmo as the bhikshuni who spent 12 years in cave.
I will shave off my hair, sleep on floor like a bhikshuni [mendicant] if Sonia [Gandhi] becomes the prime minister," Swaraj had said while campaigning during the 2004 general elections.
Gyalwang Karmapa's Teaching During the First Arya Kshema Nuns' Gathering: Why Bhikshuni Ordination is Important" (Undated).
Compiled by monastic disciples of Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua, it was written by the American Reverend Heng Sure, PhD, director of the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery and the former Chin He Shi, a Spanish novice monk from Madrid and illustrated by Guo He, a Vietnamese novice and designed by Heng Lung, a Taiwanese Bhikshuni.
This is a reply by Kemmerer to a response provided by Bhikshuni Chan Tung Nghiem (Barbara Newell) (titled "Peace in oneself, Peace in the World: The Real Heart of Engaged Buddhism--A Response to Lisa Kemmerer," pp.
Pannavati Bhikshuni, Co-Abbot, Embracing Simplicity Hermitage, Hendersonville NC
In Buddhism also, a bhikshu [ordained man] is considered higher than a bhikshuni [ordained woman].
In Choosing Simplicity: Commentary on the Bhikshuni Pratimoksha, translated by Jendy Shih, edited by Thubten Chodron, 27-37.
In First International Congress on Women's Role in the Sangha, Bhikshuni Vinaya and Ordination Lineages with H.
Paper presented at the International Congress on Buddhist Women's Role in the Sangha, Bhikshuni Vinaya, and Ordination Lineages, Hamburg, Germany, 2007.
Eventually she turned to Buddhism and received Shamanera (novice) ordination at the Haein-sa temple in 1951 and then full ordination as a bhikshuni in 1961 at the T'ongdo-sa temple.
5) According to Bhikshuni Ambika, now abbot of Fo Guang Shan Thailand.