Women in Buddhism
The Buddha’s response to one nun’s controversial actions illustrates a middle way between condemnation and neglect.
Dr. Paula Arai, the First Eshinni and Kakushinni Professor of Women and Buddhist Studies, Wants to Help the Field of Buddhist Studies Heal
The new position aims to recognize the central role that women have played in the development of Buddhist thought and practice.
TeachingsMagazine | Feature
A Fierce and Tender Clarity
When it comes to working with anger, the only way out is through.
Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Feature
Leaving the Palace
Buddhism, womanhood, and the problem of the self
The International Women’s Meditation Center Foundation Honors Outstanding Women in Buddhism
In celebration of International Women’s Day, the award recognizes 20 Buddhist women, including Martine Batchelor and Pamela Ayo Yetunde.
How two women ascetics practice outside the limits of a sacred mountain and the gender barriers that forbid them access
Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women Holds First Virtual Conference
Over 1,000 monastics, laypeople, and practitioners from around the world gathered online for the 17th biennial conference to discuss gender equality issues in Buddhism.
Five Powerful Poems Inspired by Some of the First Buddhist Women
The First Free Women: Original Poetry Inspired by the Early Buddhist Nuns, republished in June of this year, gives new life to poems in the Therigatha.
Tibetan Women Poets Share Their Stories
An Instagram takeover by seven Tibetan women poets may serve to broaden ideas about the contemporary Tibetan experience.
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