Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming against the Stream

Synopsis

Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in traditional Buddhist cultures and, increasingly, the west.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Bhikkhunī Kusuma
  • Sarah Levine
  • Nirmala S. Salgado
  • Karma Lekshe Tsomo
  • Monica Lindberg Falk
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Richmond
Publication year:
  • 2000

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