ISBN-10:
1138100013
ISBN-13:
9781138100015
Pub. Date:
03/02/2016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Women and Monastic Buddhism in Early South Asia: Rediscovering the Invisible Believers / Edition 1

Women and Monastic Buddhism in Early South Asia: Rediscovering the Invisible Believers / Edition 1

by Garima Kaushik
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ISBN-13: 9781138100015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/02/2016
Series: Archaeology and Religion in South Asia Series
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Garima Kaushik is assistant archaeologist in the Chandigarh Circle of the Archaeological Survey of India. She has excavated at a number of important historic and protohistoric archeological sites in the country including Sravasti, Dholavira, Govishana and Adi Badri. She has been actively involved in academic as well as field research on early Buddhist historical sites for over 15 years.

Table of Contents

List of Map and Figures. List of Plates. Acknowledgements. Preface. List of diacritical marks. Abbreviations. Introduction. 1. Sacred Spaces and the Feminine in Buddhism 2. Locating the Bhiksuni: Identifying Nunneries 3. Exploring Women’s Space: Conflict between The Social and the Asocial Worlds 4. Women as Patrons Conclusion. Bibliography. Index

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