10th Sakyadhita International Conference,

10th Sakyadhita International Conference for Buddhist Women


The 10th Sakyadhita International Conference on Buddhist Women was held at Hotel Mongolia, Ulaanbataar, Mongolia from July 1 to July 5, 2008. The conference theme, “Buddhism in Transition: Tradition, Changes, and Challenges,” brought together leading Buddhist scholars, practitioners, artists, and social activists from around the world who offered ideas and insights on critical issues facing contemporary society. Morning meditations and evening chanting provided glimpses of the world’s rich Buddhist traditions. Small group discussions, interdisciplinary panels, and workshops facilitated dialogue among participants.

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“I have been waiting for this moment my whole life.”


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Amaa, a revered 104-year-old Buddhist yogini and advanced female practitioner, traveled 200 miles from Khenti Province in northeastern Mongolia to Ulaanbaatar in 2008 to attend the 10th Sakyadhita International Conference for Buddhist Women.

At the opening ceremony, she shared her reflections with an audience of several hundred Buddhist women, “I have been waiting for this moment my whole life,” she told the crowd.

Above: Amaa at the 10th Sakyadhita International Conference for Buddhist Women held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in 2008.

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Working at the grassroots level, Sakyadhita provides a communications network among Buddhist women internationally. We promote research and publications on Buddhist women's history and other topics of interest. Our members strive to create equal opportunities for women in all Buddhist traditions. Read More

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