The Buddhist Discipline in Relation to Bhikkhunis: Questions and Answers – Phra Payutto and Dr. Martin Seeger

The question of bhikkhuni ordination should be studied clearly by applying two principles: first, one should gain as clear an understanding of the formal monastic discipline–the Vinaya–as possible; second, one should establish a mind of loving – kindness and compassion towards the women who wish to be ordaines.