9780938077428

The First Buddhist Women: Translations and Commentaries on the Therigatha

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  • ISBN13:

    9780938077428

  • ISBN10:

    0938077422

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1991-04-01
  • Publisher: Pgw
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Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction 3(10)
Mahapajapati Gotami & Her Disciples
13(18)
Patacara & Her Disciples
31(8)
Wanderers & Disciples
39(18)
Wise Women & Teachers
57(17)
Mothers
74(18)
Wives
92(21)
Old Women
113(6)
Prostitutes, Courtesans, & Beautiful Women
119(20)
Friends & Sisters
139(15)
Buddhist Nuns & Nature
154(15)
Dialogue Poems
169(22)
Afterword: The Legacy of the First Buddhist Women
191(5)
Appendix: Rules of the Nuns' Sangha 196(4)
Glossary of Terms and Places 200(8)
Index of Poems 208(1)
Bibliography 209

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