Systematic Education in Dolma Ling Leading to Gender Equality
von Ven. Lobsang Dechen,
Project Coordinator, Tibetan Nuns Project, Dharamsala, India
Internationale Symposion: Frauen im Buddhismus,
7.-9. Febr. 1997, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main.
The primary aim in establishing Dolma Ling Institute is to raise the education standard and improve the opportunity for nuns to study advanced Buddhist philosophy and doctrine. During the Tibetan Women’s Association fourth working committee meeting in Dharamsala in October, 1992, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, “ In our society , we have as a legacy from the past the notion that nuns engage in ritual only and do not study Buddhist texts. This should be