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Women in Buddhism
“Women in Buddhism” found in 15 documents
Common Root Tantric Vows
Overview As with bodhisattva vows, there are root and secondary tantric vows, which we promise to keep until reaching enlightenment and which continue on our mental continuums into future lives. The Gelug, Kagyu, and Sakya traditions confer these vows with any empowerment...
Advice for Tibetans before Teaching in the West
Introduction Venerable Abbots, Lamas, Geshes and monks, I am very happy to have this opportunity to meet with you. I have been asked by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to come to the three main monasteries of Sera, Drepung and Ganden to speak about the situation of Buddhism and...
Transmission of Buddhism
Women in Buddhism: Reinstating the Bhikshuni Ordination
In ancient times, gender differences were perhaps not so important. However, as civilization developed, strength and power played an increasingly more vital role to protect societies against their enemies. Consequently, males dominated because of their greater physical...
Buddhism in Modern Times
The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World
His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: Tenzin Gyatso, the simple Buddhist monk, and the man who is now one of the world’s most popular public figures.
The 14th Dalai Lama
Interview with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo discusses the value of mindfulness, how to find a teacher, and the role of women in Buddhism too.