Dignity & Discipline: Reviving Full Ordination for Buddhist Nuns

By: Thea Mohr and Jampa Tsedroen (eds)

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When the Buddha established his community over twenty-five centuries ago, he did so upon a foundation of radical equality among women and men. And indeed, the earliest Buddhist scriptures celebrate the teachings and inspiring influence of these path-blazing female renunciants. Nonetheless, through much of the Buddhist world, the order of nuns has disappeared or was never transmitted at all. Dignity and Discipline represents a watershed moment in Buddhist history, as the Dalai Lama together with scholars and monastics from around the world, present powerful cases, grounded in both scripture and a profound appeal to human dignity, that the order of Buddhist nuns can and should be fully restored. Printed Pages: 352.

Title: Dignity & Discipline: Reviving Full Ordination for Buddhist Nuns

Author Name: Thea Mohr and Jampa Tsedroen (eds)

Categories: India, Buddhism and Buddhist Studies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, USA, Wisdom Publications: 2010

ISBN: 0861715888

ISBN 13: 9780861715886

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Size: 15 x 23 Cm

Seller ID: 033977

Keywords: Buddhism Buddha Buddhist