The First Buddhist Women: Translations and Commentaries on the Therigatha

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Parallax Press, 1991 - Religion - 219 pages
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A contemporary translation and commentary on the enlightenment verses of the first female disciples of the Buddha.

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Very interesting read for anyone interested in learning about Buddhism and the history of Buddhism, as well as anyone interested in feminist history. Being someone interested in both, this is proving to be fascinating for me. At the most basic level, it also provides some lovely stories. Read full review

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This book is an excellent academic account of the first women in Buddhism. It shares stories of those women who pushed to create the first order of Buddhist nuns and who became renunciants and wanders ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Chapter One Mahapajapati Gotami Her Disciples
13
Chapter Two Patacara Her Disciples
31
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