The USA national branch of Sakyadhita
International Association of Buddhist Women
For Buddhist Women in the U.S.A.
Encouraging Inclusion Across American Buddhisms
Members of Sakyadhita USA cooperate to help women develop their potential as scholars, practitioners, teachers, counselors, artists, community organizers, and compassionate social activists.
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, "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:
P. O. Box 1649
Ridgecrest, CA 93556