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Lecture by Dorji Gyeltshen: And Now What? The Life, Status, and Education of Fully Ordained Nuns in Bhutan

New Cabell Hall 132 1605 Jefferson Park Avenue, Charlottesville, VA, United States

New Cabell Hall 132 In June 23, 2022, the Jé Khenpo Tulku Jigmé Chodrak, the religious head of Bhutan, conferred full ordination vows on over 140 Buddhist nuns. The event took place at the request of the king of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, and was organized by the Bhutan Nuns Foundation. The bhikṣuṇī ordination restored […]