Temples that you can become monk or nun?

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Temples that you can become monk or nun?

Postby Namu Butsu » Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:25 am

Namaste,


I was wondering if there are any temples in Asia that accept westerners to take monk and nun vows?

any info would help
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Re: Temples that you can become monk or nun?

Postby Indrajala » Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:15 am

Asia is a very big place.

What tradition were you thinking of? Do you speak any Asian languages?
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Re: Temples that you can become monk or nun?

Postby Namu Butsu » Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:16 pm

Im just looking for info from any temple in any part of Asia that accept westerners. Doesn't really matter the tradition.
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Re: Temples that you can become monk or nun?

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Re: Temples that you can become monk or nun?

Postby Namu Butsu » Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:26 pm

I just want to get some information so I can do further research. I enjoy Zen, Tibetan, and similar traditions. Are there any that also accept nuns?
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Re: Temples that you can become monk or nun?

Postby Indrajala » Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:46 pm

tad etat sarvajñānaṃ karuṇāmūlaṃ bodhicittahetukam upāyaparyavasānam iti |

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Re: Temples that you can become monk or nun?

Postby Seishin » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:03 pm

Would you really tarnish the whole of Japanese Buddhism with the same brush, Huseng?

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Re: Temples that you can become monk or nun?

Postby Indrajala » Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:33 pm

tad etat sarvajñānaṃ karuṇāmūlaṃ bodhicittahetukam upāyaparyavasānam iti |

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Re: Temples that you can become monk or nun?

Postby Seishin » Sun Jul 10, 2011 10:04 pm

No no, I think my post came out completely wrong and I'm sorry. And I was a bit off topic :focus:

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