Dhammananda Bhikkhuni: A quiet campaign to grant female monks legal recognition began this summer. Advocates hope that the minimal fanfare will help the ‘Bhikkhunis’ evade conservative religious opposition.
Dhammananda Bhikkhuni: “Monastic life is far from comfortable. So it has to be one’s own choice, selecting to lead a life of renunciation. But once chosen and settled down in, it is meaningful.
Dhammananda Bhikkhuni: A lone female monk has riled the religious hierarchy by waging a fight for ordination of women, reports Connie Levett from Nakhon Prathom, Thailand.
One of 35 female monks in Thailand’s male-diminated Buddhist community, Ven Dhammananda Bhikkhuni is interviewed on ‘Bookcase.’
If you are wondering what the bhikkhuni nun ordination situation is like in Thailand you can’t get past Dhammananda Bhikkhuni.
Unofficial video from the ShamblesCAM of Dhammananda Bhikkhuni talking at TedX on 22 May 2011
In this illustrated talk given by the Thai Dhammananda Bhikkhuni speaks about the lineage and history of the Buddha’s step-mother and aunt, who became the first Buddhist bhikkhuni, and the legacy she has passed on today.
A Dhamma Talk by Ven. Dhammananda Bhikkhuni on the topic “A Different Voice: Buddhism from a woman’s perspective” recorded live on Friday, Dec 12 at 7.30 pm.
Dhammananda Bhikkhuni‘s battle to be accepted as a Thai Buddhist monk. And Amani Zain meets the young british women who want to be fashionable … and modest.
by Deborah Schoeberlein: The quality of your attention determines whether you are present and alert, or mentally and/or emotionally distracted.