Brides of the Buddha: nuns' stories from the Avadānaśataka

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Main Author: Muldoon-Hules, Karen
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham, Maryland Lexington Books [2017]
Enclosed titles:Buddhist women in early India
Buddhist women in early India
Marriage and meaning in late Vedic and classical Hinduism
Marriage and meaning in late Vedic and classical Hinduism
Marriage and meaning in Indian Buddhism
Marriage and meaning in Indian Buddhism
How should a daughter renounce?
How should a daughter renounce?
Suprabhā, Kāśisundarī, and the Indic svayaṃvara
Suprabhā, Kāśisundarī, and the Indic svayaṃvara
Other women, other walks of life
Other women, other walks of life
Some conclusions and observations
Some conclusions and observations
Appendix 1: Dating the Avadānaśataka
Appendix 1: Dating the Avadānaśataka
Appendix 2: Sectarian affiliation
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Theravada / Bhikkuni
B Avadāna-Śataka / Bhikkuni / Woman
B India / Buddhism / Hinduism / Woman
Further subjects:B Buddhist hagiography History India
B Women in Buddhism History India
B Women in the Tripiṭaka
B Buddhist nuns History India
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Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1498511457