TOP 2 articles about Pema Chödrön

About Pema Chödrön

Chödrön is an American . She is an ordained nun, and disciple of . Chödrön has written several dozen books and audiobooks, and is principal teacher at in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Dhammananda Bhikkhuni, the first modern Thai woman to receive full ordination as a Theravada bhikkhuni and Abbess of Songdhammakalyani Monastery, the only temple in Thailand where there are bhikkhunis.

Fully ordained Buddhist nuns – people & concepts

A bhikkhunī or bhikṣuṇī is a fully ordained female monastic in Buddhism. Male monastics are called bhikkhus. Both bhikkhunis and bhikkhus live by the Vinaya, a set of rules. Until recently, the lineages of female monastics only remained in Mahayana Buddhism and thus are prevalent in countries such as China, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam but a few women have taken the full monastic vows in the Theravada and Vajrayana schools over the last decade. .
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Reputable Buddhism scholars in America

Buddhist history in the United States traces to the mid-19th century, when early scholars and spiritual pioneers first introduced the subject to Americans. During the past two decades, research on Buddhism in America has expanded tremendously. Here comes some of the most reputable Buddhism scholars in .