bhikkhuni

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bhikkhuni

(ˈbiːkuˌni)
n
(Buddhism) a fully ordained Buddhist nun
[Pali, literally: beggar]
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In that way, Dharmaguptaka bhiksuni nuns may be seen publicly to accommodate and uphold the moral perspectives conventional to the Tibetan Buddhist population.
Bhiksuni Chan Linh Nghiem (a Thai Buddhist nun who ordained in Thich Nhat Hanh's order in France; a|so known by her Thai name Bhikkhuni Niramisa) also indicated a similar point about her work both before and after her ordination.
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Myeong Seong Sunim, President of the National Bhiksuni Assembly of the Korean Jogye Order, who is the Chair the organizing committee of the 8th Sakyadhita Conference and who also serves as the Dean of the Graduate School of Unmun Sangha College.
In these early pieces, which include And the Fallen Petals (1954), The Willows Are New (1957), and Soliloquy of a Bhiksuni (1958), Chinese pitch structures interact with chromaticism within the Western equal-tempered system.
The interaction between pentatonicism and chromaticism is reminiscent of pieces such as An in the Spring Wind (1953), The Willows Are New (1957), and Soliloquy of a Bhiksuni (1958).
In the Vietnamese Mahayana tradition the nuns receive the full Bhiksuni ordination which gives them a very respected and fully acknowledged recognition in the Buddhist hierarchy.
The beggar woman's going forth as a bhiksuni without changing into a man and becoming a bhiksu thereby might preserve an earlier career available for women.
Note that although "nun" is used here throughout for bhiksuni, and "monk" for bhiksu, this is a matter of convenience and is certainly not based on any conviction that these are good translations of the original terms; see G.
Contact Bhiksuni ch'an mo at 770-936-9926 or visit www.
Presuppositions for a Valid Ordination with Respect to the Restoration of the Bhiksuni Ordination in the Mulasarvastivada Tradition.
Female aspirants have implemented creative hermeneutical strategies to circumvent this obstacle--primarily through securing ordination by the bhikkhu Sangha alone, seeking ordination from the recently reestablished Sri Lankan bhikkhuni Sangha, or turning to the East Asian Dharmaguptaka bhiksuni lineage to orchestrate dual ordination.