MAE CHEE TIAP cross over a yard of the Sathira Dhammasathan meditacion centre as she heads to attend the evening meditation program for nuns. Para-monastic institutions in Thailand, like the Sathira Dhammasathan meditation centre, not allow the lay nuns ("mae chees") to held a temple, but not deny them to practice the spiritual life. Increasingly "mae chii" can be found in these independent ?nunneries? or "samnak chii" where they undertake domestic duties, grow crops, practice meditation, undertake studies in the dharma and, increasingly, provide teaching in the dharma and meditation to lay Buddhists.
MAE CHEE TIAP cross over a yard of the Sathira Dhammasathan meditacion centre as she heads to attend the evening meditation program for nuns. Para-monastic institutions in Thailand, like the Sathira Dhammasathan meditation centre, not allow the lay nuns ("mae chees") to held a temple, but not deny them to practice the spiritual life. Increasingly "mae chii" can be found in these independent ?nunneries? or "samnak chii" where they undertake domestic duties, grow...
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