Taiwan Press Praises Buddhist Nuns

Taiwan Press Praises Buddhist Nuns

Read the full story in Mandarin: taiwain-libert-times Photo identification: Chairman of the Chinese Buddhism Bhikkhuni Association, Venerable Master Bhikkhuni Pu Hui delivering the congratulatory speech Vice Chairman of the Chinese Buddhism Bhikkhuni Association,...
Global Bhikkhuni Award Ceremony

Global Bhikkhuni Award Ceremony

Taiwanese news reports that fifteen thousand people attended the Global Bhikkhuni Award ceremony in Taiwan, where Abbey founder Venerable Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron joined 50 distinguished nuns from 12 countries to receive the award. A bhikkhuni (bhikshuni in Sanskrit)...
Prayer Request for Sravasti Abbey

Prayer Request for Sravasti Abbey

by Dawson Marino Dawson visited the Abbey for several weeks. When he returned to his home, he left behind this beautiful wish inspired by Indian sage Shantideva. May you be guards for those who are protectorless Guides for those who journey on the road. For those who...
So Now What?

So Now What?

by Kenneth Mondal  Okay. My worst nightmare has now come to pass. It appears that hatred, anger, bigotry, misogyny and xenophobia has been legitimized. We have just witnessed an election season where the Ten Non-Virtues of body, speech and mind are now politically the...
Ven. Chodron Receives Global Bhikkhuni Award

Ven. Chodron Receives Global Bhikkhuni Award

Venerable Thubten Chodron—Sravasti Abbey founder and abbess—has received the Global Bhikkhuni Award presented by the Chinese Buddhist Bhikkhuni* Association of Taiwan.  Nuns from 12 countries have received the award. Venerable Chodron joins Buddhist author and teacher...