The Bhiksuni Manimekhalai

The Bhiksuni Manimekhalai

Publication of the story of the great Tamil bhiksuni Manimekhalai and her good deeds on Ancient Buddhist Texts.

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The Stories of the Foremost Nuns published on Ancient Buddhist Texts

The Stories of the Foremost Nuns

A publication on Ancient Buddhist texts of the Stories of the Nuns the Buddha named as foremost in one skill or another. From the Anguttaranikaya and its Commentary.

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Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha

Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha

Publication of a table listing the 100+ known nun disciples of the Buddha, and where their teachings are recorded in the Discourse Collection of the Pāli Canon.

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Khemā Therī’s Wisdom published on Ancient Buddhist Texts

Khema Theri

Publication of a text for which the Arahat nun Khemā was placed at the foremost levels of great wisdom, through her profound understanding of deep questions and her exposition of their meaning, which are recorded in this discourse.

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Veiled by Virtue

Gopa

How a woman is truly veiled when she is covered by her own virtue.

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Nalin Swaris: Buddhism, Human Rights and Social Renewal

Nalin-Swaris

A new edition of this important work on the social ramifications of the Buddha’s teachings by Nalin Swaris

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The Buddha’s Domestic Economy

Nalin-Swaris

The Buddha’s teaching on domestic economy is a challenging charter for social emancipation compared to the crude will-to-power underlying Brahmin theology and Aristotelian philosophy.

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Degrees of Thirst Infographic

Degrees of Thirst

An infographic illustrating the issue of available fresh water, how much there is, and who gets it.

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Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar: The Untold Truth

Dr. Ambedkar

An epic film about the life of the great Indian social reformer Dr. Babsaheeb Ambedkar.

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Temples built by Rama III for his Daughter and Grand-Daughter

Statue of Rama III

Photographs from Wat Thepthidaram, which Rama III built for his Daughter, Princess Wilat, and features 52 bhikkhuni statues; and Wat Ratchanadda built for his Grand-Daughter which houses the Brazen Palace.

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Bhante Anandajoti: The Four Assemblies

Audio

A Dhamma talk about the original intentions behind the organisation of the Buddhist community, how that has changed over time, and the benefits there would be in returning to the Buddha’s original intentions.

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Dalai Lama: The Role of the Feminine

Dalai-Lama

In this extract from a longer talk on Human Rights through Universal Resposibility H.H. The Dalai Lama discusses the evolution of gender roles through history and the need for a more feminine predominance in this day and age.

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