Theri: Women on the path to Emanicipation

Theri: Women on the path to Emanicipation

It was with great reluctance that Buddha opened the doors of Sanghas to women. Strict rules were prescribed for them. For example, a nun, irrespective of her age, would have to show respect to the youngest of monks and stand up before him. Despite these strict rules, a large number of women entered the Buddhist Sanghas….