As creator of The “Vagina Monologues,” Eve Ensler changed the way the world regards women’s bodies. Lindsay Kyte tells her story.
In January, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi gave this keynote address at a conference on “Buddhism and Women’s Liberation” in Bodhgaya, India.
In 1892, a book was compiled of 345 versions of the Cinderella story and related tales. Now, from Rebecca Solnit—Zen Buddhist and acclaimed author of Men Explain Things to Me—comes the enlightened, feminist version for our time.
In a new interview, the Dalai Lama said Trump lacks moral principle, refugees should ultimately return to their homeland, and any future female Dalai Lama should be attractive.
In the July 2019 issue of Lion’s Roar, five people share their meaningful moments with the Dalai Lama. Here, Danielle LaPorte recalls her meeting with His Holiness.
Lama Willa Miller offers suggestions on how to support a survivor of sexual misconduct by a Buddhist teacher.
Grace Schireson on the life, art, and poetics of the Zen nun Otagaki Rengetsu, a woman “humbled by life’s blows as well as its beauty.”
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week we celebrate International Woman’s Day by look at the inspiring women of Buddhism.
For International Women’s Day, here’s a collection of our best teachings from, profiles on, and conversations with women in Buddhism.
In Vajrayana Buddhism, dakinis are seen as unbridled and enlightened feminine energy. Lama Tsultrim Allione on how she discovered her own dakini power.