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The Geshema Is Born

For decades, Tibetan Buddhist nuns and their allies fought for the right to receive their religious tradition’s highest academic honor, the geshe degree (called geshema for women). The Geshema is Born follows the inspiring story of…

By Malati Rao

tibetan nuns scholarships

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Buddha Buzz Weekly: Tibetan Nuns Receive Scholarships

Tibetan Buddhist nuns receive financial support for research, US and China continue to dispute by blocking officials’ visas, and US churches are sites of new coronavirus outbreaks. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week…

By Emily DeMaioNewton and Karen Jensen

sacred fire ceremony at Kokujo-ji temple

Buddha Buzz

Buddha Buzz Weekly: Oct. 19th, 2018

Monks purify online vitriol with sacred fire, Burmese nationalist monk Ashin Wirathu is back, and Tibetan nuns earn advanced degrees. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

By Eliza Rockefeller

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