The problem is that it was never a general question, it was clearly referring to a particular case:Sanghamitta wrote:I think the debate has moved in a dubious direction . It started as a general question/observation. Then was construed rightly or wrongly as referring to a specific situation, and now has become a source of gossip.Sheranne wrote:Hello
Do Theravada nuns and monks commonly live together in the same monastery? Are Theravada monasteries normally co-ed? I was under the impression that monasteries were separated by sex--is this not true? It seems unusual for a forest tradition senior monk to have a nun as his sole companion and assistant. Is this okay and ordinary? Thanks, Sher
Which, as I said, make the post essentially gossip that is hard to comment on sensibly unless we know which particular monk is being referred to.Sheranne wrote:It seems unusual for a forest tradition senior monk to have a nun as his sole companion and assistant. Is this okay and ordinary?