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Originally Published on: Aug 16, 2009 @ 14:06. I have done a little editing since then. The Buddhist Commentaries divide the rules of causality into five categories.  One these is the Citta Niyama; the laws or regulations governing the sentient mind and behavior.  It corresponds to the modern science of Psychology.  Paranormal powers would fall [...]

Did the Buddha really teach that women can not attain Enlightenment? This has been a fairly common misconception for a long time. As far as I know, it is based on one statement found in Majjhima Nikaya 115; Bahudhatuka Sutta; The Discourse on Many Elements, “It is impossible that a woman would be the anutarra [...]