Bhikkhuni Sudhamma traces the origins of Buddhist ordination for women to Queen Anula, Sri Lanka’s first Buddhist nun.
For International Women’s Day, here’s a collection of our best teachings from, profiles on, and conversations with women in Buddhism.
Sylvia Boorstein, who attended Oakland’s Women’s March, reflects on the meaning of the day.
The idea that “if mothers ran the world there would be no war” has been around for quite a while. Now there’s scientific research.