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The Cullavagga on Bhikkhuni Ordination

  title={The Cullavagga on Bhikkhuni Ordination},
  author={Bhikkhu Anālayo},
  journal={The Journal of Buddhist Ethics},
Introduction In what follows I continue exploring the legal situation of bhikkhuni ordination, a topic already broached in two previous publications. In "The Legality of Bhikkhuni Ordination" I concentrated in particular on the legal dimension of the ordinations carried out in Bodhgaya in 1998. (2) Based on an appreciation of basic Theravada legal principles, I discussed the nature of the garudhammas and the need for a probationary training as a sikkhamana, showing that this is preferable but… Expand
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