Ajahn Brahm, Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery
Reviving the Theravāda Bhikkhuni lineage
While an officially sanctioned lineage of fully ordained nuns has been missing in the Theravāda tradition for centuries, recent decades have seen several attempts at reviving it. The issue has been, and remains, highly controversial.
Ajahn Brahm. Photo: Jens W. Borgland
Approx. 48 minutes. 43,9 MB.
About the lecturer
Currently Brahm is the Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery, in Serpentine, Western Australia, the Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia, Spiritual Adviser to the Buddhist Society of Victoria, Spiritual Adviser to the Buddhist Society of South Australia, Spiritual Patron of the Buddhist Fellowship in Singapore, and Spiritual Patron of the Bodhikusuma Centre in Sydney. (From Wikipedia)