early buddhist women sexual assault

Magazine Society & Environment

Of Mara and Men

Women can’t catch a break, it seems. This was as true in the Buddha’s time as it is today. The nun Sundarinanda pretended to be ill and skipped a meal in order to avoid a sexual predator, but she was pursued and violated by him anyway. The nun Citta sneaked out of her sleeping area […]

By Andrew Olendzki

Trike Daily

Gender Inequality in Buddhism

In Week 1 of Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s ongoing Tricycle Retreat a participant writes: I look forward to a peer woman teacher; I have had many wonderful experiences with male teachers, but there is something more.

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Trike Daily

Rudd and Hu; Buddhism and Gender

Buddhism and gender, from the Lehigh University newspaper. Plus, an account of Tibetan Buddhism from the Chinese media and the story of a Tibetan refugee in Salt Lake City. Hu Jintao and Kevin Rudd.

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