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Review: I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism by Alice Collett

From Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 9 Jul, 2021 - 17:27

Review: I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism by Alice Collett

From Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 9 Jul, 2021 - 17:27

The last two decades have seen a growth in Western scholarship about women in Buddhism. The Therīgāthā, a selection of 73 poems by enlightened Buddhist nuns over a 300-year period from the sixth century BCE, has had multiple recent translations and commentaries. Scholars including Rita Gross and Anne C. Klein have conducted feminist re-evaluations of Buddhism, while others have explored the experiences of women practising in specific cultures (for example, Martine Batchelor on her experience as a Jogye Zen...

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Book Launch - I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism

From Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 1 Jul, 2021 - 14:43

Book Launch - I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism

From Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 1 Jul, 2021 - 14:43

Introducing I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism - A Book Launch
Windhorse Publications will be hosting a conversation between Danasamudra and the author of their most recent book I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism, Alice Collett.

Tuesday 13th July, 1 hour 30 minutes

11.00 US PST |  13.00 Mexico  |  14.00 US EST  |  19.00 IE & UK  |  20.00 Europe CET 
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International Women's Day 2021: Kusaladevi

Sun, 14 Mar, 2021 - 17:00

International Women's Day 2021: Kusaladevi

Sun, 14 Mar, 2021 - 17:00

I’m Kusaladevi and I was ordained in 2015 at Akashavana retreat centre in Spain. I live in Nottingham in the UK, with my partner Paraga, who is also a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order. I’m the chair at the Buddhist centre in Nottingham, so most of my days are spent preparing, supporting and leading events for the Sangha (Buddhist community), meeting Sangha members and doing various tasks to ensure things run well at the Buddhist Centre. I also...

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International Women's Day 2021: Saddhajala

Sun, 14 Mar, 2021 - 13:30

International Women's Day 2021: Saddhajala

Sun, 14 Mar, 2021 - 13:30

I was ordained at Akashavana in 2019. I live in Krakow/Poland. I live on my own renting a small flat near the river and our Buddhist Centre. I am working for the Buddhist Centre as a Centre manager so my life is mostly focused around the sangha, working closely with my centre team, creating conditions for the centre to grow, and supporting the women’s wing in Poland. At the moment I am spending quite a bit of my time sitting in...

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International Women's Day 2021: Tarahridaya

Sat, 13 Mar, 2021 - 09:06

International Women's Day 2021: Tarahridaya

Sat, 13 Mar, 2021 - 09:06

I am Tarahridaya and I was ordained on 23rd January 2005. I live in Pune (Maharashtra) India, with my two children. My son is 24 and my daughter is 21. My son is doing a job and my daughter has recently finished her graduation. My husband is also an order member, call Abhayaraja, we married 28 years ago. We both are working for the Triratna Buddhist movement. At present I am working in the women’s ordination process training team.

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International Women's Day 2021: Sadayasihi

Sat, 13 Mar, 2021 - 09:03

International Women's Day 2021: Sadayasihi

Sat, 13 Mar, 2021 - 09:03

I’m Sadayasihi. I was ordained in 2016 in Akashavana, Spain and I currently live in a Buddhist community in Dublin, Ireland with two other women. I work full-time for The Buddhist Centre Online and I’m also involved in activities around the Dublin Buddhist Centre. In my spare time I like reading, playing cooperative board games and continuing my attempts to learn the ukulele! I’m looking forward to the day when I can go for a long hike in the Wicklow...

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Singhashri

International Women's Day 2021: Singhashri

Sat, 13 Mar, 2021 - 08:59

International Women's Day 2021: Singhashri

Sat, 13 Mar, 2021 - 08:59

I was ordained in 2010 while living in San Francisco. In 2012 I moved to the UK and currently live in London with my partner Shraddhasiddhi. I spend my days meditating, teaching mindfulness and the dharma, engaging in friendships with other Order members and mitras across the movement, writing, walking and helping out at the North London Buddhist Centre. I’m also actively engaged in various antiracism activities in and outside the movement.

The dual pandemics of coronavirus...

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International Women's Day 2021: Danasamudra

Sat, 13 Mar, 2021 - 08:47

International Women's Day 2021: Danasamudra

Sat, 13 Mar, 2021 - 08:47

I was ordained in June 2011 at Akashavana and now live in Worcestershire, United Kingdom, not far from Adhisthana. I have retired from paid work and live alone.  Although I no longer live at Adhisthana I am still the librarian of the Sangharakshita library and am managing to do some library work during the pandemic. In addition I lead a fortnightly Mitra study group and am on the team for the weekly Hereford class. Beyond that I do a lot...

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Muditadevi

International Women's Day 2021: Muditadevi

Fri, 12 Mar, 2021 - 14:43

International Women's Day 2021: Muditadevi

Fri, 12 Mar, 2021 - 14:43

I was ordained in 2015 and live in Oslo, Norway.  I share my flat with a young woman who is not a Buddhist. I have a boyfriend who lives just outside Oslo, and we like to go skiing at his cottage in the mountains. I work part-time as Centre manager for the Oslo Buddhist Centre. I take part in teaching most Thursdays, plan and do admin work with Gunaketu, the only other Order member here. I love being outdoors and...

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International Women's Day 2021: Chandrasiddhi

Fri, 12 Mar, 2021 - 12:55

International Women's Day 2021: Chandrasiddhi

Fri, 12 Mar, 2021 - 12:55

Chandrasiddhi (Ella cuyo poder espiritual es como el de la luna).

Hola a todos, qué bello poder compartir con ustedes, muchas gracias. 

Fui ordenada públicamente el 23 de abril en el Centro Budista de la Ciudad de México.

Vivo en la Ciudad de México con mi esposo. Vivimos en un departamento diminuto cerca de la casa de mis padres. Por el momento no tenemos mascotas en casa, pero...