Buddhist Studies Retreats

At Zen Mountain Monastery

Honoring Our Ancestors: The Trailblazing Buddhist Nuns of China

with Kathy Lin

May 18, 2022
How did women in ancient China, living within the Confucian orthodoxies where the family was the structuring unit of society, and "filial piety" determined marriage alliances, come to take up "homeleaving" of the new Buddhist monastic practice and follow their spiritual imperative? Join scholar Kathy Lin for this introduction to the biographies early Buddhist nuns […]