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April 6, 2023

Everyday Buddhism 88 - Finding Venerable Dhammananda Bhikkhuni with Cindy Rasicot

Everyday Buddhism 88 - Finding Venerable Dhammananda Bhikkhuni with Cindy Rasicot

Meeting My Teacher: The First Ordained Thai Woman in a Theravada Monastic Lineage

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Don't miss this fascinating episode where I talk with Cindy Rasicot, an award-winning author of Finding Venerable Mother: A Daughter's Spiritual Quest to Thailand and creator of Casual Buddhism, a weekly YouTube series that welcomes people from all walks of life to explore their spiritual practice in conversation with Venerable Dhammananda Bhikkhuni.

The focus of the conversation is Cindy's spiritual life—especially her relationship with Venerable Dhammananda Bhikkhuni, the first woman to be ordained in Thailand.

We talk, of course, about Venerable Dhammananda and her amazing and inspirational life journey from academic to activist to spiritual leader ... and about women in Buddhism.

We discuss how Buddhism can be "caught not taught" to be, first, experiential, then conceptual, which is Cindy's experience with Buddhism.

We also talk about the importance of healing the mother-daughter relationship  And the riches of experiencing multiple spiritual traditions, as is modeled by Venerable Dhammananda.

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Ted Talk with Venerable Dhammanada:
Learn more about Venerable Dhammananda:
Venerable Dhammananda's Songdhammakalyani Monastery:

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