Ayya (Pali: Venerable Lady) the term for a fully ordained Theravada bhikkhuni (nun).
“Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī (in Pali; Mahāprajāpatī Gautamī in Sanskrit) was the first woman to request...Mahapajapati Gotami
“Dhammananda Bhikkhuni, Ph.D. (Chatsumarn Kabilsingh, b. 1945), ordained Bhikkhuni Dhammananda...Dhammananda Bhikkhuni
“Ayya Tathaaloka Bhikkhuni is an American born Theravadan bhikkhuni and Buddhist teacher. Born...Ayya Tathaaloka
“Ayya Khema (August 25, 1923 - November 2, 1997), a Buddhist teacher, was born as Ilse Ledermann...Ayya Khema
“Bhikkhuni Kusuma, Ph.D. is a fully ordained bhikkhuni from Sri Lanka who has pioneered the...Kusuma Devendra
“Dr. Gotami (Prem Suskawat, M.D.) was born in America of Thai heritage. She has shown how...Prem Suskawat
“According to tradition, Siddhattha Gotama’s wife was named Yasodharà, although this is mentioned...Yasodhara
Pages in category "Ayyas"
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