Heng Jen of the Dharma Realm Buddhist Association started the translation of this text into English.
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
Religious Multiculturalism as Opportunity for Buddhist Nuns in North India: The Case of Kinnaur and the Bon Ordination of Bhikshuni
I would like to thank Venerable Dr Jampa Tsedroen and Dr Thea Mohr for the opportunity to present the original version of this paper at the First International Congress on Buddhist Women's Role in the Sangha, Bhikshuni
Vinaya and Ordination Lineages, University of Hamburg, July 2007, which I think was a historically important conference, even though His Holiness the Dalai Lama had yet to ordain women as bhikkhuni in Tibetan Buddhism.
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.
, Co-Abbot, Embracing Simplicity Hermitage, Hendersonville NC
In Buddhism also, a bhikshu [ordained man] is considered higher than a bhikshuni
Not least of these issues emerges in Nancy Barnes's treatment of the status of the bhikshuni
or Buddhist "nun's" orders.
In Choosing Simplicity: Commentary on the Bhikshuni
Pratimoksha, translated by Jendy Shih, edited by Thubten Chodron, 27-37.
The younger bhikshunis
call the chief bhikshuni