What are bhikkhunis?

Some articles on bhikkhuni, bhikkhunis:

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 ...
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
... Most of the modern disciplinary rules followed by bhikkhus and bhikkhunis — as encoded in the Patimokkha — relate to such an existence, prescribing in ... There are a larger number of rules specified for bhikkhunis (nuns) ... The Buddhist monastic order consists of the male bhikkhu assembly and the female bhikkhuni assembly ...
Ayya Sudhamma Bhikkhuni - Achievements
... in the founding of the North American Bhikkhuni Association ... 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 ... 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
... with, including one on the nature of bhikkhunis ... also helped to found the order of nuns or bhikkhunis ... task to establish the fourfold community of bhikkhus, bhikkhunis, laymen, and laywomen ...