Sravasti Abbey
Venerable Thubten Chodron

2023 International Bhikshuni Varsa at Sravasti, India

The Venerable , Venerable , and Venerable of participated in the held in Sravasti, , from late July to mid-September 2023.

His Eminence Kyabgon initiated and supported the international bhikshuni varsa hosted at his Great Sravasti Cultural Centre, located close to the , a holy place where the spent 25 summers giving and preaching more than 800 .

For a period of six weeks, 128 nuns from various countries such as , , India, Vietnam, Taiwan, and some Western nations came together to learn and practice together.

Out of these, 41 of them had received the historic bhikshuni in Bhutan in 2022.


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