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What's New (latest changes)

January 2001

1 Throughout the site Added new links (huzzah).  Updated or removed some old dead ones (rum tum tiddle um tum).   Will be double-checking all links within the next two weeks, but in the meantime, here are some new treats...
  • NEW - Ngawang Sangdrol, Tibetan nun (Tibet)
  • ADDED - website dedicated to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma)
  • UPDATED - links for Roshi Joan Jiko Halifax (USA)
  • UPDATED - links for Roshi Sandra Jishu Angyo Holmes (USA)
  • ADDED/UPDATED - article links for bell hooks (USA)
  • ADDED - interview with Helena Norberg-Hodge (Ladakh)
  • ADDED - links for articles on Master Cheng Yen (Taiwan)
Teachers - Theravada
  • UPDATED - links for Kamala Masters (USA)
  • UPDATED - Dr. Thynn Thynn (USA)
  • ADDED/UPDATED - links and a new interview with Sharda Rogell (USA)
Teachers - Vajrayana
  • NEW - A'dzom Rinpoche (USA)
  • NEW - Ven. Robina Courtin (USA)
  • NEW - Jétsunma Khandro Ten'dzin Drölkar (Nepal)
  • NEW - Chögé Susan Hutchison/Karma Khandro (Canada)
  • NEW - Lama Karma Sönam Lhadön (USA)
  • NEW - Ngakma Nor’dzin Rang-jung Pamo (UK)
  • UPDATED - Ven. Tsultrim Allione (USA)
  • UPDATED - Khandro Déchen Tsédrup Yeshé (UK)
  • UPDATED - Ven. Bhiksuni (Anila) Ann McNeil
  • UPDATED - Ven. Thubten Chodron (USA)
  • UPDATED - Lama Yeshe Wangmo (USA/Hawai'i)
Teachers - Zen
  • NEW - Coen Souza de Murayama Sensei (Brazil)
  • NEW - Rev. Madeline Ko-i Bastis (USA)
  • NEW - Sensei Sunyana Graef (USA/Canada/Costa Rica)
  • NEW - Sensei Wendy Egyoku Nakao (USA)
  • NEW - Anne Seisen Saunders, Sensei (USA)
  • NEW - Rev. Sekijun Karen Sunna (USA)
  • UPDATED - Jan Chozen Bays (USA)
  • UPDATED - Charlotte Joko Beck (USA)
  • UPDATED - Ellen Jikai Birx, Sensei (USA)
  • UPDATED - Angie Boissevain (USA)
  • UPDATED - Roshi Joan Jiko Halifax (USA)
  • UPDATED - Joan Sutherland Roshi (USA)
Teachers - Mahayana
  • ADDED - Dr. Chung Ok Lee
  • UPDATED - Ven. Jishin (Diane) Van Parijs
  • UPDATED - Marie Beuzeville Byles
  • UPDATED - Rita M. Gross, Ph.D.
  • UPDATED - Sarah Harding, M.A.
Women's ordination
  • NEW - section on the ngak'ma (non-monastic) ordination of Tibetan Buddhism
  • NEW - Amaravati Monastery for Women
  • NEW - Buddhist Nuns at Chuchikjall
  • NEW - Samten Tse Retreat Centre for Nuns
  • NEW - Shugsep Nunnery
  • UPDATED - Dhammasara Theravadin Women's Monastery
  • UPDATED - Gaden Relief Projects
  • UPDATED - Sakya Nuns' Project
  • UPDATED - Tibetan Nuns' Project
  • UPDATED - Tibetan Voices
Events calendar
  • Completely updated for 2001.  This section has been reorganized into table format for greater ease of use.
Dharma teachings online
  • Articles by Tsultrim Allione, Michele Benzamin-Masuda, June Bianchi, Sandy Boucher, Gyokuko Carlson-sensei, Pema Chödrön, Darlene Cohen, Betty Jiei Cole, H.H. the Dalai Lama, Natalie Goldberg, Joan Jiko Halifax, Zenkei Blanche Hartman, Nancy Brown Hedgpeth, Sensei Sandra Jishu Holmes, Khandro Rinpoche, Barbara Kohn, Dr. Chung Ok Lee, Lin Sen-shou, Shanti Loustaunou & Lynn Hayes, Bon Yeon (Mane McLaughlin-Dobisz), Vicki Mackenzie, Wendy Egyoku Nakao, Susan O'Brien, Mayumi Oda, Ven. Tenzin Palmo, Grazyna Perl, Caitríona Reed, Barbara Rhodes (Seong Hyang), Sharon Salzberg, Anne Seisen Saunders, Kwang Myong Sunim, Sallie Jiko Tisdale, Various, Karen Kissel Wegela, Cathleen Williams, Carol Wilson, and Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
  • Interviews with Helena Norberg-Hodge, Dr. Chatsumarn Kabilsingh, Myoshin Kelley, Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo, Ven. Tenzin Palmo, Sharda Rogell, Miranda Shaw, and Helen Tworkov ... and a group interview with Sharon Salzberg, Barbara Rhodes, Judith Simmer-Brown and Pat O'Hara.
Projects and groups
  • LesbianBuddhists (eGroups) web-based discussion list
  • Maitri Dorje (eGroups) web-based discussion list
  • Vajrayana Gay and Lesbian Study Group
  • Women-Related Religion/Spirituality Email Lists
(new books)
  • Be An Island: The Buddhist Practice of Ayya Khema
  • Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace
  • The Buddha From Brooklyn
  • Hidden Spring: A Buddhist Woman Confronts Cancer
  • Ph'owa Commentary: Instructions for the Practice of Consciousness Transference
  • Rukhag 3: The Nuns of Drapchi Prison
  • The Tibetan Art of Parenting: From Before Conception Through Early Childhood
  • Women’s Buddhism, Buddhism’s Women: Tradition, Revision, Renewal
Female meditational deities (updates)
  • Achi Chökyi Drolma
  • Ekajati
  • Kuan Yin (including links to new sites and images)
  • Kurukulla
  • Machig Labdrön
  • Green Tara
  • White Tara
Periodicals and audiovisual resources
  • eDharma
  • Yungchen Lhamo
  • Chö by Chöying Drolma
  • Audiovisual resources by Pema Chödrön
Famous Buddhist women
  • NEW - Dr. Susan Blackmore
  • NEW - Dadon
  • NEW - Me'shell Ndegéocello
  • NEW - Renee Tajima-Peña
  • UPDATED - Joanne Lumley
  • UPDATED - Patti Smith
  • NEW - Women's Early Eastern Spirituality website
  • NEW - Buddha Mind, Rainbow Body (site by Brett Greider)

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