A Bhikshuni teaching Buddha Dharma in Iowa

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A Bhikshuni teaching Buddha Dharma in Iowa

Post by plwk » Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:19 am

From one of our own ordained members here...

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Ven Hong Yang introduces herself. She is the only resident Bhikshuni for the state of Iowa.
She is from Iowa and returned after leaving home right after 9/11/01 to respond to the cry of New York City's mayor for immediate arrival of counselors for their citizens.
Previously arranged a trip in August with Ven. Kuan Neng to visit his temple Xi Fang Temple in NYC Brookllyn.
She left and tonsured as novice on 5/8/02 then was accepted for full ordination as a bhikshuni in 12/2004 in Yuan Heng Temple, Gaoshiung Taiwan.
She a translator of the Taisho edition of the Mahayana Chinese Tripitaka.

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Re: A Bhikshuni teaching Buddha Dharma in Iowa

Post by Wesley1982 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 6:46 pm

Thanks for the video link.

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