Bhikkhunis

Some articles on bhikkhunis, bhikkhuni:

Family Of Gautama Buddha - Ananda
... with, including one on the nature of bhikkhunis ... Ananda also helped to found the order of nuns or bhikkhunis ... his task to establish the fourfold community of bhikkhus, bhikkhunis, laymen, and laywomen ...
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 ... In 2007 she co-organized 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 participate in a ... 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") ...
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 ...
Monasticism - Buddhism
... Buddhist bhikkhus (similar to monks) and original bhikkhunis (similar to nuns) was founded by Gautama Buddha during his lifetime over 2500 years ago ... modern disciplinary rules followed by bhikkhus and bhikkhunis — as encoded in the Patimokkha — relate to such an existence, prescribing in great detail proper methods for living and ... There are a larger number of rules specified for bhikkhunis (nuns) ...