China policy on Tibetan freedom of religion may face change as self-immolations continue

China policy on Tibetan freedom of religion may face change as self-immolations continue

Carla Friedman – WNN Religion & Belief (WNN) Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA: A Tibetan woman has died after drinking acid and performing self-immolation in the Tibetan region of the western Chinese province of Gansu after she was accused of embezzlement at the bank where she worked, a source close to the […]

When Buddha was a woman – A radio talk with Sandy Boucher

When Buddha was a woman – A radio talk with Sandy Boucher

WNN – Radio on Air (WNN) OAKLAND, California, U.S.: 2600 years ago, the Buddha created an order of women nuns, but it disappeared after only 1,000 years. Today, Western women Buddhists are allying with Buddhist women in the East to struggle against prohibition on women’s ordination, in places such as Thailand. Kellia Ramares-Watson interviews feminist […]