it true that if a person is enlightened, she must be ordained
within 7 days?
In the Pali Tripitaka there was a case of a man who was enlightened
but could not find the robes and the bowl as required for ordination
within 7 days. He died of an accident.
even if we have no women ordained as bhikkhunis, mae jis are
considered leading a celibate life and hence should be included.
It is explained that the enlightened mind is too subtle to remain
in a coarse physical body of a layperson; hence ordination is
required to prepare the body to help maintain the subtlety of