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  Buddhist Women Across Cultures
By: Karma Lekshe Tsomo, editor




 
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Author: Karma Lekshe Tsomo, editor
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0791441385 / 9780791441381
Publication Date: 1999

Product Code: 12938
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Scholars and practitioners from a variety of Buddhist cultures, philosophical traditions, and academic disciplines analyze important dimensions of the new cross-cultural Buddhist women's movement: the status and experiences of women in Buddhist societies, feminist interpretation of Buddhist tenets, and the relationship of women to Buddhist institutions. Buddhist Women Across Cultures documents both women's struggle for religious equality in Asian Buddhist cultures as well as the process of creating Buddhist feminist identity across national and ethnic boundaries as Buddhism gains attention in the West. The book contributes significantly to an understanding of women and religion in both Western and non-Western cultures.

Contributors include Paula Arai, Cait Collins, Lorna Devaraja, Beata Grant, Rita Gross, Theja Gunawardhana, Elizabeth Harris, Anne Klein, Sarah Pinto, Dharmacharini Sanghadevi, Sara Shneiderman, H'ju Sunim (Ho-Ryeaon Jeon), Senarat Wijayasundara, and Janice D. Willis.

Hardcover, 1999, 326 Pages, $29.95

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