Forging a Path for Women in India (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 40)On Tue, 15 June, 2021 - 11:58
A conversation exploring the central role of strong personal friendships in creating a culture that encourages women and girls in India to take seriously their own aspirations - whether in Buddhist training or life in general.
Abhayanavita and Tarahridaya are wonderful leaders and exemplars in this work, speaking across generations, across gender, and across caste to help inspire the new Buddhists of India.
From extremely difficult conditions each has forged her own path towards safety, respect and acceptance. And in a time of terrible challenge from the ongoing ravages of Covid-19 amongst the poorest people in their communities, both are beacons of positivity to anyone striving for liberation from suffering. This is a welcome message of hope from two great friends to all who hold India in their hearts.
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Jai Bhim, Abhayanavita and Tarahridaya! I rejoice in your friendship, your work and your example. With metta, Munisha