Bhikkhunis

Some articles on bhikkhunis, bhikkhuni:

Monasticism - Buddhism
... Most of the modern disciplinary rules followed by bhikkhus and bhikkhunis — as encoded in the Patimokkha — relate to such an existence, prescribing in ... are a larger number of rules specified for bhikkhunis (nuns) ... the male bhikkhu assembly and the female bhikkhuni assembly ...
Buddhist Nuns
... A bhikkhuni (Pāli) or bhikṣuṇī (Sanskrit) is a fully ordained female Buddhist monastic ... Both bhikkhunis and bhikkhus live by the vinaya ... Bhikkhuni lineages enjoy a broad basis in Mahayana countries like Korea, Vietnam, China, and Taiwan ...
Bhikkhuni
... A bhikkhuni (Pāli) or bhikṣuṇī (Sanskrit) is a fully ordained female Buddhist monastic ... Both bhikkhunis and bhikkhus live by the vinaya ... Bhikkhuni lineages enjoy a broad basis in Mahayana countries like Korea, Vietnam, China, and Taiwan ...
Ayya Sudhamma Bhikkhuni - Achievements
... In 2005 she participated in the founding of the North American Bhikkhuni Association ... and hosted an "historic" meeting of nine bhikkhunis from various locations at her dwelling, the Carolina Buddhist Vihara, to recite Patimokkha (Code of Discipline) and to ... This marked the first gathering of Theravada bhikkhunis outside of Asia to recite the Patimokkha (Code of Discipline), or to engage in any official act of Sangha ("Sangha-kamma") ...
Family Of Gautama Buddha - Ananda
... The Buddha had many private discourses with, including one on the nature of bhikkhunis ... Ananda also helped to found the order of nuns or bhikkhunis ... to establish the fourfold community of bhikkhus, bhikkhunis, laymen, and laywomen ...