People of all genders are welcome here!
The Aloka Vihara & Aloka Earth Room Community is on a journey of learning and understanding the expansive nature of gender, past and present. No matter where you are in your own exploration, we welcome you to this page.
Books & Articles:
Bhikkhu Analayo, Beyond the Limitations of Binary Thinking: Mindfulness and the Tetralemma, 2021
Bhikkhuni Dhammadinna, Gender Identity, 2019 (scroll down to text in English)
A Gender-Diverse Sangha, Tricycle, 2019
Does my transgender identity conflict with Buddhism’s teachings on no-self?, Lion’s Roar, 2017
Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, The Way of Tenderness, 2015
Trans 101, SRLP, 2020
Personal Pronouns Matter, MyPronouns.org
A Map of Gender-Diverse Cultures, PBS, 2015
If you have some other good resources (material that you feel is missing here or not clear enough), please contact us.