Comparing and contrasting priests to lamas and catholic nuns to buddhist nuns

These were advantages previously available primarily to male monastics. This is not to say that sexism does not exist in Buddhism; it does. A Trappist writer will turn his earnings over to his abbot or prior, for the benefit of the whole community.

Similar decisions have been made by countless individuals within the Buddhism each wishing to attain the seemingly unattainable, nirvana and liberation from the suffering of samsara.

A male government work is by law invited to take three months on one occasion during his employment to go forth as a monk; his job is not in danger. Even Against the Wind. Therefore, families feel it is a waste for women to go forth. Catholics belong to Churches known as parishes.

Click through for a slideshow of other inspiring Buddhist women: Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo Diane Perry: It also describes a faith that has the ability to transcend any boundaries and reach out to individuals from all walks of life who wish to explore their own spirituality and seek liberation.

This is not to denigrate the bureaucratic and organizational aspects of the Catholic Church. I appreciate your attention.

Buddhism crosses gender and socioeconomic lines. Catholics constantly have heaven and hell on their mind. I met two other neighborhood girls who were dressed in street clothing. The Mindrolling lineage is one of the rare Tibetan traditions that do not distinguish between male and female heirs.

Now one of the most influential and vibrant women teachers, Khandro Rinpoche travels tirelessly between her late father's monastery and her own two nunneries in India, her American headquarters, Lotus Gardenin the Shenandoah Mountains in Virginia, and an ever-increasing number of Buddhist communities.

In the Catholic religion a Priest is an important person who leads mass as too is the Buddhist equivalent, Lama. Why did he live this way? The similarities in their stories relate to both having a revulsion for the normal life of a householder as well as an intense desire to attain moksha and liberation from samsara.

So a Dominican writer earning profits from his books will turn those royalty checks over to the Order of Preachers. She has translated for the finest Tibetan teachers. Maechi Wabi expressed a similar disgust for the life of a householder as a result of the trials and tribulations she was exposed to when caring for her sisters and brothers in her youth.

Some monks and friars discern their vocations as religious, content to simply be brothers within their order or community; they do not pursue the priesthood.

If you decide to join the church, you will need a sponsor who is a member of the Catholic faith community to serve as a listener and mentor. Catholics believe strongly in their religion and rely on their faith throughout their lives.20 Tibetan Buddhist Nuns Become Geshemas — An Update by Karen Nelson Villanueva Good for the Tibetan nuns!

Compare the olden days, when the nuns were like servants to the monks, just as Christian nuns have been considered inferior to priests. Think of the play (and movie) Doubt, in which the nuns eat gristly meat for supper and drink. Benedictines and Franciscans are examples of diverse religious traditions in the Church that are generally called religious orders or religious communities.

What is the difference between a Franciscan monk and a Benedictine monk? Update Cancel.

What Is the Difference Between a Friar, a Monk and a Priest?

ad by Honey It was the Franciscans who originated the idea of the 14 stations of the cross. ESSAY- COMPARING AND CONTRASTING PRIEST WITH LAMAS AND CATHOLIC NUNS AND BUDDHIST NUNS The Catholic and Buddhist religions have important people within their religion.

These important people help to spread the word about their religion. The Roman Catholic Church requires celibacy of all clergy; celibacy is also mandated for religious and monastics (monks and nuns).

The Eastern Orthodox Church requires bishops to be celibate but allows married men to become priests (they cannot marry once ordained).

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Buddhist monks and nuns choose to. ESSAY- COMPARING AND CONTRASTING PRIEST WITH LAMAS AND CATHOLIC NUNS AND BUDDHIST NUNS.

The Catholic and Buddhist religions have important people within their religion. These important people help to spread the word about their religion. In the Catholic religion a Priest is an important person who leads mass as too is the Buddhist equivalent, Lama/5(3).

The Buddhist order of monks and nuns offers points of similarity with Christian monastic systems, particularly the mendicant orders. There are moral aphorisms ascribed to Buddha that are not unlike some of the sayings of Christ.

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