Ordained Bhikkhunis

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The Eight Garudhammas - English Translation
... The Garudhammas and some research are as follows 1) A nun who has been ordained even for a hundred years must greet respectfully, rise up from her seat, salute with joined palms, do proper homage to a monk ... of duties, to take place equally between both bhikkhus and bhikkhunis according to seniority." Those who believe in the garudhamma] also recount the story of this rule being altered after six monks lifted up their ... According to the altered rule, a bhikkhuni does not have to bow to every monk, only to a monk who is worthy of respect ...
Buddhist Nuns - Bhikkhunis in Theravada
... Wanderer Ascetic Brahmin Jainism The traditional appearance of Theravadan bhikkhunis is nearly identical to that of male monks, including a shaved head, shaved eyebrows and saffron robes ... White or pink robes are worn by Theravadan nuns who are not fully ordained ... In the Theravada tradition, some scholars believe that the bhikkhuni lineage became extinct in the 11th to 13th centuries, and that no new bhikkhunis could be ordained since there were no ...

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