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Researching a Nunnery in Boudha

Spring 2020 In our class on the history of Buddhism we started a project to conduct research in groups of two students on the many monasteries that surround us in Boudha. My friend Tia and me chose Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche’s nunnery Tek Chok Ling. One of the unique features of this nunnery are the different dances that the […]

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Buddhism and Gender Identity

I am pleased to report that I have never experienced discrimination based on my gender while studying at Rangjung Yeshe Institute.  Sexual harassment and discrimination are very real, and in the United States women of all ages confront discrimination on a daily basis.  Perhaps it is better in Australia, Canada, or Europe?  I can’t speak to […]