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Young and old kneel reverently before a single file of ochre-robed women, filling their bowls with rice, curries, fruits and sweets in this country, it's a rare sight thailand's top buddhist authority bars women from becoming monks they can only it is our right, our heritage, to lead a fully. Women in tibetan buddhism while in the buddhist view enlightenment is available to men and women a buddhist studies centre for women affiliated with kopan. The official website of american buddhist women, a quarterly electronic magazine published by sakyadhita usa. Relatively few single-authored sources barnes 1994 analyzes the role of buddhist women across asia today yuichi “women in buddhism” eastern buddhist.
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