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Posts for Women

"You're Becoming a What?: Living as a Western Buddhist Nun" by Ven. Thubten Chodron

2010 June 03

Ven. Thubten Chodron describes her path to Buddhism and monastic life.

"Woman to Woman" by Sandy Boucher

2010 April 14

Sandy Boucher on her life and path in the Dharma as a student of pioneering meditation teacher Ruth Denison.

"How American Women Are Changing Buddhism" By Rita M. Gross

2010 April 01

American women are taking Buddhism away from its patriarchal past, participating confidently as practitioners, teachers, and leaders. The job is not finished, says Rita M. Gross, one of Buddhism's leading feminist thinkers, but the role of American Buddhist women is unprecedented and may change Buddhism forever.

 

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