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The Sakyadhita newsletter has been published once or twice a year since 1990 and currently is mailed to its members. The newsletter contains information on the Sakyadhita International conferences, articles on the most recent conferences, reviews of recently published books related to women and Buddhism, and other articles of interest to women practitioners of the Dharma.Read More
The theme of the 15th Sakyadhita International Conference, “Contemporary Buddhist Women: Contemplation, Cultural Exchange & Social Action,” highlights the diversity of contemporary Buddhist women throughout the world.
Buddhism is a significant cultural force in our world, influencing virtually every sphere of human activity from business to popular music. Women take different paths and approaches to spirituality. Depending on their cultural backgrounds and personal interests, they may be inclined to meditation, scholarship, social activism, or the arts.
The Compassion and Social Justice E-Book is now available online as both a PDF and a Bookmarked PDF. Please click the link below to visit our Sakyadhita Publications Page and view our E-Publications. Buddhist Women in A Global Multicultural Community is also available as an e-book.Read More
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On the occasion of the 14th Sakyadhita International Conference on Buddhist Women held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on the theme of “Compassion and Social Justice,” Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women expresses concern for the major issues facing humanity today. The more than 1,000 people from 40 countries attending the conference agree to the following proposals toward the goal of social transformation.Read More
AWB is a public forum where the varied and ever-changing dynamics that female Buddhist practitioners encounter are documented and discussed. We aim to make this a space for ongoing dialogue about these crucial issues.
In the months to come we will be sharing articles from Buddhist women of all walks of life. We welcome new submissions, as well as comments and suggestions. Please visit us today and join the gender revolution.Read More
In this letter, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, President of Sayadhita International, speaks on the principal aspirations of Sakyadhita, and the important role, both monastic and lay, women have in Buddhism.Read More