When monks or lay-people came to the Buddha with a dispute over the behaviour of the monks and nuns, the Buddha would quietly listen and
Throughout the 5000 or so Buddhist texts – the Buddha states that when enlightenment is realised, it is understood that the concept of ‘rebirth’ is
On February 23rd, 2008, Brazilian archaeologists found a pair of mummies lying together (as if in romantic or loving embrace), believed to be ‘nuns’ in
Initially this project met with indifference and a lack of concern from the local populace, but after much effort and hard work on the part of the project sponsor – Wang Bin (王斌) – this situation changed and people started rallying to the cause.
Within the Chinese Buddhist tradition, there are seven classes of disciples:
The Buddha said: Headman, just like that field with good soil are my monks and nuns. To them I preach the Doctrine, beautiful in its