The USA national branch of Sakyadhita

International Association of Buddhist Women

For Buddhist Women in the U.S.A.

Encouraging Inclusion Across American Buddhisms

Welcome to Sakyadhita USA

Sakyadhita USA (SUSA) is the USA National Branch of

Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women.

 

Members of Sakyadhita USA cooperate to help women develop their potential as scholars, practitioners, teachers, counselors, artists, community organizers, and compassionate social activists.

 

SUSA's Mission

 

  • To establish an inclusive alliance of Buddhist women in the U.S.
  • To promote dialogue among Buddhist traditions.
  • To encourage wise, compassionate action for the benefit of humanity.
  • To work for gender equity in Buddhist education, training, institutional structures, and ordination.

 

SUSA'S History

 

Sakyadhita USA was established as a national branch of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women in June 2010. SUSA is made up of committed Buddhist laywomen and monastics (nuns) who reside in the U.S. and are focussed on the needs and concerns of Buddhist women living in the United States of America.

 

Please join us in working toward Sakyadhita USA's objectives for Buddhist women in the United States. Sign up to receive email updates about Sakyadhita USA events and projects by joining the emailing list using the form in the column to the right.

 

Or better yet, join our efforts to support Buddhist women in the U.S. with membership in Sakyadhita USA! Please visit the membership page. All are welcome whatever your practice lineage or ethnicity.

 

Sakyadhita International

 

Sakyadhita, "Daughters of the Buddha," International Association of Buddhist Women is the world's leading international organization of Buddhist women. It is an alliance of women (and men) committed to transforming the lives of Buddhist women. The international alliance was founded at the conclusion of the first International Conference on Buddhist Women, held in Bodhgaya, India, in 1987. Sakyadhita seeks to unite Buddhist women of diverse countries and traditions, to promote their welfare and to facilitate their work for the benefit of humanity. Visit the Sakyadhita International website:

 http://www.sakyadhita.org

 

Sakyadhita USA

P. O. Box 1649

Ridgecrest, CA 93556

@Sakyadhitausa