She paved the way for the 3,000 bhikkhunis in Sri Lanka today. Plus, fears mount over ancient Buddhist city Mes Aynak in Afghanistan and non-profit Dharma Relief launches “Healing Race Relations” initiative. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
On the maternal love and power of Mahapajapati, the Buddha’s stepmother
Buddhist monks and nuns in the Theravada tradition depend entirely on others for food. Here’s how they’re coping in the age of social distancing.