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Buddhist nun issue similar to the Episcopalian church dilemma

by Helen Abadzi, The Buddhist Channel, Nov 11, 2009

The issue of the Thai bikkhuni ordination and excommunication is very similar to the Episcopalian church dilemmas about ordaining women. 

The question is how to apply ancient parameters today and retain a semblance to the original tradition?

I suggested a civilized discussion on the issues:

(a) The vinaya interpretation and applications in this day;
(b) the exact wording of the Thai law forbidding bikkhuni ordination.

Kindly please consider that. I would appreciate an answer.


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