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31-Oct-2019 06:21

Centuries of discrimination will not be undone overnight.

Equality will be more of a struggle in some schools and cultures than in others.

If there are no living ordained nuns, according to the rules, there can be no nun ordinations.

This effectively ended full nun ordination in the Theravada orders of southeast Asia; women there can be novices only.

The Buddha's cousin Ananda asked if there was any reason women could not realize enlightenment and enter Nirvana as well as men.

The Buddha admitted there was no reason a woman could not be enlightened.

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The Zen tradition also has some formidable women Zen masters in its history."With this in mind, the Buddha said, ’In all things, there is neither male nor female.’" The Vimilakirti is an essential text in several Mahayana schools, including Tibetan and Zen Buddhism. During Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism's golden age (China, ca.7th-9th centuries) women studied with male teachers, and a few were recognized as dharma heirs and Ch'an masters.Can Buddhism treat women as equals, and remain Buddhism?

Let's begin at the beginning, with the historical Buddha.The myriad schools and sects do not follow the same scriptures; texts that are central to some schools are not recognized as authentic by others. For example, the Larger Sukhavati-vyuha Sutra, also called the Aparimitayur Sutra, is one of three sutras that provide the doctrinal basis of the Pure Land school.