Buddhist Nuns

Thematic Collection

This thematic collection comprises 2 complete books plus 43 chapters and articles from other books and journals.


The Gathering: A Story of the First Buddhist Women by Vanessa Sasson, is a fictional treatment of the women’s request for ordination, raising issues ideal for classroom exploration. The book includes study questions and is available in an interactive format.

Nuns (thiláshin), Sakyadhita Nunnery, Sagaing, Myanmar. Elizabeth Harris. 2018. (From Buddhism in Five Minutes)


  • publisher
    Equinox Publishing Ltd.
  • publisher place
    Sheffield (U.K.)