Triratna's women on the Buddhistwomen.eu siteOn Tue, 25 October, 2016 - 15:04
The Network of Buddhist Women in Europe is mainly a website (in French, English and German) providing a home for links to various Buddhist women teachers, groups and projects in Europe (and worldwide).
Earlier this year, through my work as Liaison officer, representing Triratna at the European Buddhist Union, I was asked to contribute a profile of a woman teacher from Triratna to the site’s list of female Buddhist teachers. I was delighted but replied that since we now have around 800 ordained women across the world of Triratna, most of whom teach or lead in one way or another, choosing one would be unrepresentative and obscure the fact that we have so many.
Instead I proposed they list us collectively, and they agreed. Here is our entry, in
The site also lists Buddhist charitable projects working with women in Nepal, including the Green Tara Trust, founded by Triratna’s Karunamati (Dr Jane Stephens) - in