11 September 2011: Bhikkhuni

11 Sep
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo at the Church of the Hol...

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Binara Poya is the full-moon of September. This Buddhist Holy Day celebrates the inauguration of the Bhikkuni Sangha (Buddhist female monastic order).

Today I am grateful to all Buddhist woman monks, from the time of the Buddha to our days, for being who they are and for doing what they do. I am grateful to a British-born Tibetan nun Tenzin Palmo for making a vow of achieving Enlightenment in a female form.

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