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Living Buddhism (21-27 Nov 2011) Print E-mail

Living Buddhism (21-27 Nov 2011) One-week International Program 
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Songdhammakalyani Monastery, 
195 Petkasem Hwy, km.52-53, 
Nakhonpathom 73000 Thailand

Residential building for bhikkhuni sangha Print E-mail

Residential building for bhikkhuni sangha

Songdhammakalyani bhikkhuni Arama is the first monastery for bhikkhuni sangha inThailand. Last year (2009) it celebrated its 50th anniversary.Ven.Dhammananda, the first Thai bhikkhuni ordained in Theravada tradition from SriLanka in 2003. First she thought that ordination should be meant for those women whocould take it for life in order to establish the bhikkhuni sangha in Thailand. However, in2009 she expanded the opportunity for women to be ordained temporarily in TemporarySamaneri Ordination (TSO).

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Buddhist Studies at Mahidol University Print E-mail

One scholarship is available for a student to read a PhD in Buddhist Studies at Mahidol University in Thailand. 

The scholarship is set up by a generous lady who wants to provide an opportunity for a female candidate (could be a nun, maechi or laywoman, of any nationality) to read for a PhD in Buddhist Studies at Mahidol University.

To be eligible, the recipient must have met the University’s academic and English Language entry requirements and must first have been successful in gaining an unconditional offer of a place. This scholarship will cover all the tuition fees for five years.

For further information, please check below link

Special Thanks to  Ven. Dhammananda, Ven. Jampa Tsedroen, and
Carola Roloff, PhD Candidate, Department of Indian and Tibetan Studies, University of Hamburg, Asia-Africa Institute

The Guiding Light for the Sri Lankan Sangha Print E-mail

8 th Sakyadhita International
Conference on Buddhist Women
Seoul, Korca
June 27 to July 2 . 2004
"Discipline and Practice of Buddhist Women : present and Past"

Buddhism is developing across Vietnam Print E-mail


      Ha Noi, Vietnam- “Vietnamese Buddhism is developing strongly ,” Most venerable Thich tri Quang, Vice Chairman of the Viet Nam Buddhism Sangas ( VBS) assorted while talking with a Viet Nam News agency reporter at the ground-breaking ceremony for the Viet Nam Buddhist Institute in Ha noi’s outlying district of Sac Son on Saturday.


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