Grace Schireson, Christina Feldman, Rita Gross, and Lama Palden Drolma discuss how women are defining new roles as Buddhist leaders, teachers, and practitioners.
Rite M. Gross reviews “The Bodhisattva Ideal: Essays on the Emergence of Mahayana”, edited by Bhikkhu Nyanatushita.
A Commentary by Rita M. Gross addressing her critics who have accused her of “genderizing the dharma.”
The root of the problem, says Rita Gross, is our theistic expectation of the spiritual teacher. She wants female teachers with real authority.
Rita Gross explains why it is important for our practice to understand the history of Buddhist movements.
Buddhist scholar Rita Gross says that many of the barriers to women’s development and recognition as dharma teachers remain firmly entrenched.
The role of American Buddhist women is unprecedented and may change Buddhism forever.