Awards

Outstanding Women in Buddhism 2011

Samaneri Dhamma Visudtha

Thailand

Samaneri Dhamma Visudtha, female novice. Ordained a nun at 15, she has spent the past 39 years practising and teaching dharma and meditation. A highly respected teacher, she was ordained a samaneri ...

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Maechee Daranee Chantrawut

Thailand

Maechee Daranee Chantrawut, Buddhist nun. The former teacher with several awards to her credit, she now teaches meditation and dharma to women practitioners at her own nunnery, where therapeutic ...

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Debra Quayle Travis

USA

Debra Quayle Travis, meditation teacher. With strong foundations in both Theravada and Vajrayana Buddhism, Travis has for the past 15 years been teaching meditation to people from all walks of life, ...

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Hathairat Suda

Thailand

Hathairat Suda, social worker and activist. For the past 17 years, Hathairat has been working to promote reproductive health, HIV/Aids prevention, and sex education amongst youngsters. Once ordained ...

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Sujitra Onkom

Thailand

Sujitra (Sudassa) Onkom, academic, dharma writer and vipassana meditation teacher. Teaching at the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty of Rajabhat University's Thon Buri campus, she has penned 18 ...

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