Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming against the Stream

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INNOVATIVE
BUDDHIST WOMEN

Swimming Against the Stream

Edited by
Karma Lekshe Tsomo

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Contributors viii
  • Glossary xiii
  • Introduction xvii
  • Notes xxvii
  • The World of Buddhist Women 1
  • Inaccuracies in Buddhist Women's History 5
  • Notes 11
  • At the Cutting Edge Theravāda Nuns in the Kathmandu Valley 13
  • Notes 29
  • Unity and Diversity Among Buddhist Nuns in Sri Lanka 30
  • Notes 40
  • Factions and Fortitude - Buddhist Women in Bangladesh 42
  • Notes 56
  • Thammacarini Witthaya - The First Buddhist School for Girls in Thailand 61
  • Notes 70
  • The Status and Values of the Santi Asoke Sikkhamat 72
  • Notes 82
  • Rediscovering Cambodian Buddhist Women of the Past 84
  • Notes 90
  • The Revival of the Don Chee Movement in Cambodia 91
  • Khmer Women - Buddhist Survivors 96
  • Notes 103
  • Dam Luu - An Eminent Vietnamese Buddhist Nun 104
  • Notes 120
  • A Case of Ritual Zen - In Gratitude to Ānanda 123
  • Notes 129
  • Tiexiangsi - A Gelugpa Nunnery in Contemporary China 130
  • Glossary 138
  • Notes 139
  • Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Shim Ch'ông - Mistress of the Spiritual Domain 142
  • Notes 151
  • Lineage or Family Tree? - The Implications for Gender 154
  • Notes 166
  • Ordination, Legitimacy, and Sisterhood - The International Full Ordination Ceremony in Bodhgaya 168
  • Notes 194
  • Of Birds and Wings - Tibetan Nuns and Their Encounters with Knowledge 201
  • Notes 211
  • Yeshe's Tibetan Pilgrimage and the Founding of a Himalayan Nunnery 212
  • Notes 225
  • Born Buddhist is Not Enough 229
  • Mary Foster - The First Hawaiian Buddhist 235
  • Notes 246
  • Bishop Jikyu Rose - A Tendai Ajari in Hawai'I 249
  • Notes 261
  • Women in Compassionate Social Action 263
  • Buddhism and the Media 265
  • Notes 276
  • Diversity as Practice - Thinking About Race and "American" Buddhism 277
  • Notes 283
  • Sexual Conduct and Misconduct - Buddhist Ethics in the West 285
  • Notes 292
  • Daylighting the Feminine in American Buddhism 294
  • Notes 301
  • Buddhism, Human Rights, Women's Rights, and Democracy 302
  • Notes 311
  • Engaged Buddhism - "Moving" and Recreating Women's Stories 312
  • Notes 318
  • Inner Transformation for World Peace 319
  • Epilogue Transforming Women's Position in Buddhism - Strategies 326
  • Bibliography 329
  • Index 336
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