for Bhikkhuni Sangha and Women in Buddhism
The Alliance for Bhikkhunis is a clearinghouse for information on bhikkhuni news, activities, challenges, achievements and history. Alliance for Bhikkhunis allocates 98%* of all donations to support and nourish the worldwide Theravada Bhikkhuni Sangha. Your donations contribute to bhikkhuni ordination and training costs; bhikkhuni medical, dental and health insurance expenses; bhikkhuni travel costs to conferences and retreats; and to providing requisites, including books and computers, to bhikkhuni viharas.
is the new national branch of Sakyadhita—International Association of Buddhist Women. Sakyadhita USA aims to network with Buddhist women in the U.S. to help women develop their potential as scholars, practitioners, teachers, counselors, artists, community organizers, and compassionate social activists.
the Web's first comprehensive collection of links and resources on contemporary Buddhist women. Women teachers, activists, scholars, nuns, and yoginis (practitioners) may be found on these pages, as well as teachings and special events, projects, organisations, bibliographic and contact information for women in Buddhism. We also offer a complete guide to the many female meditational deities found in Tibetan Buddhist practice.
A yearly gathering of Buddhist monastics of all traditions living and practicing in the West, hosted by a rotation of Buddhist monasteries and retreat centers.
This year's conference was in November 2013 at the City of the Dharma Realm in Sacramento, California. For information click here.
ponsored by Monastic Interreligious Dialogue (MID).
Country of venue varies. More information is available here.
The Bhikkhuni Ordination Research Committee was established by the ASA at the 2006 conference The Bhikkhuni Ordination Research Committee is an educational body which provides information about the ordination of Bhikkhunis in different traditions.