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Book: Buddhism in Five Minutes

Chapter: 31. How does One become Ordained?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.40770


There are a number of significant differences in ordination practice across the Buddhist world. That said, at the very least, most regions continue to observe the traditional ordination stages of novice followed by full ordination.

Chapter Contributors

  • Ann Heirman ( - annheirman) 'University of Ghent'