According to Buddhist scriptures, the order of Bhikkhunis was first created by the Buddha at the specific request of his aunt and foster-mother Mahapajapati Gotami, who became the first ordained Bhikkhuni. During the time of Buddha, the First Bhikkhuni ordination took place in the fifth year after the Buddha’s Enlightenment. The Buddha’s words were “I allow Nuns to be ordained by monks”. Following Buddha’s instructions, “Mettavalokanaya” – Sri Lankan’s Most Popular & Leading Monthly International Buddhist Magazine and Website decided starting our second and newly magazine & website specially for all Nuns in the world. In this section we are presenting to you, what are the most important teachings about Bhikkhunis. The Buddha made it clear that both men and women have equal potentiality to achieve spiritual enlightenment. Buddhism has transcended race, nation, caste and gender differences to declare that the highest spiritual achievement transcends obstacles or discrimination of gender. With this important reason, the Buddha allowed women to join his Order. Therefore, Buddha’s teachings are most important to Bhikkhunis. Here, contented very special teachings to learn and study about Bhikkhuni Sangha.
In the worldwide have many Bhikkhunis who has excellent talent for writing many books and valuable articles in their mother langue and English. Therefore, we are decided to make platform to develop their writing skills. Now time is ripe to all Bhikkhunis in the world to show their talents. “Bhikkhunis” International Buddhist Magazine and www.bhikkhunis.com Website always open to the worldwide Bhikkhunis to write and share their experience worldwide. “Bhikkhunis” Magazine so far has been successfully distributed to 40 countries in the world. Regularly we are distributing to the World’s high & main Buddhist Temples, International Buddhist Organizations, the World’s famous Buddhist Monks, Nuns & Masters and selected worldwide High Commissions & Embassies. Also, specially distributing overseas during International Buddhist Conferences & Forums. Our “Bhikkhunis” International Buddhist Magazine & Website are absolutely free of charge to general public. The magazine comprises of special articles on Buddhism written by leading Buddhist Nuns (Bhikkhunis) from foreign countries. The “Bhikkhunis” is a registered Buddhist Publications Centre in Sri Lanka and has received many International accolades.
Bhikkhunis Dhamma Talks
World's Famous Bhikkhunis
After having been admitted women to the Order, it became very popular for women to join the Order, resulting in a lack of residential provision. “Bhikkhunis” International Buddhist Magazine & Website, the World’s First International Bhikkhunis Magazine & Website who started Mettavalokana Buddhist Publications Centre in Sri Lanka, nowadays very popular through worldwide Bhikkhunis including Most Venerable Senior and Junior Bhikkhunis. As a result of this, we decided to be presenting to you the Biographies, Bhikkhunis Life and their stories on this segment.
World's Famous Bhikkhunis Temples
The society highly believes “The women have superb talent for management everything”. Do polishing that statement, the Bhikkhunis also have appreciated experience for manage and build nice temples. More Bhikkhunis have many World’s Famous Bhikkhunis Temples in the worldwide. In here, we are publishing for you beautiful and World’s Famous Bhikkhunis Temples. For those who are interested in the ordination of women, this is one of the golden opportunities, which needs a great deal of contextual understanding. Click here and take more knowledge about Bhikkhunis.