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A young Thai nun attends the evening meditation program at the Sathira Dhammasathan meditation centre. She is one of the novice Thai nuns whose were ordained as nun last year as part of the yearly ordination program of the Centre for female young nuns to raise awareness of nuns in the Thai nation. The temporary ordination of ?mae chee? or ?nuns? is not common in Theravada societies, and the idea that women should not play an active role in monastic life still prevails among more conservative Thais.
A young Thai nun attends the evening meditation program at the Sathira Dhammasathan meditation centre. She is one of the novice Thai nuns whose were ordained as nun last year as part of the yearly ordination program of the Centre for female young nuns to raise awareness of nuns in the Thai nation. The temporary ordination of ?mae chee? or ?nuns? is not common in Theravada societies, and the idea that women should not play an active role in monastic life still prevails among more conservative...
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