Hello and Happy New Year,
Below you will find links to two new articles up on the BellaOnline Buddhism site. The first is a profile of Mugai Nyodai, a medieval Zen Buddhist nun credited with becoming the first woman to head a Zen order. The second article is about Buddhist teachings on rebirth. Be sure to also check out the forum, and answer the poll I just posted on rebirth.
Mugai Nyodai, First Woman to Head a Zen Order
Reincarnation - What Does Buddhism Really Teach?
For the rebirth forum post and poll, go to
I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. Please feel free to pass this message along to family and friends.
Lisa Erickson, Buddhism Editor
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