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Reprinted from Gentle Voice newsletter, April 2007

Realising the Potential of Nuns Interview with Tenzin Palmo at Dongyu Gyatsal Ling Nunnery, near Tashijong, India, September 2006 by Di Cousens

Austerlitz -- 83.236.19.10 (talk) 10:46, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

Women

http://www.tibet.com/buddhism/geshe.html I wonder what has been the reason given for not accepting women to geshe carriere. Is it known? Who of the Tibetan Buddhist scholars invented this? (in case it has been invented by some Tibetan.) Which words have been used?

Austerlitz -- 83.236.19.10 (talk) 11:45, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

Tenzin Palmo said in this interview: "So gradually things will begin to change for the better. Also in Kyabje Penor Rinpoche’s nunnery, a number of nuns have graduated and to all extents and purposes should eventually be able to become Khenmos.

What does Khenmo or Khenpo mean?

Austerlitz -- 83.236.19.17 (talk) 13:40, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

How in history have women been prevented from becoming geshes? practically, I mean.

Austerlitz -- 88.75.212.19 (talk) 08:56, 25 July 2009 (UTC)

Maybe the answer is to be found here, [1].

-- 88.75.212.19 (talk) 09:03, 25 July 2009 (UTC)

Geshe degree awarded to a woman[edit]

The Geshe degree has now been awarded to a woman. see: First Female Geshe: Ven Kelsang Wangmo, Extended interview with Geshe Kelsang Wangmo Chris Fynn (talk) 07:53, 7 July 2014 (UTC)