ISBN-10:
0520054288
ISBN-13:
9780520054288
Pub. Date:
04/23/1985
Publisher:
University of California Press
Women in Buddhism: Images of the Feminine in the Mahayana Tradition / Edition 2

Women in Buddhism: Images of the Feminine in the Mahayana Tradition / Edition 2

by Diana Y. Paul

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ISBN-13: 9780520054288
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 04/23/1985
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 333
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
Acknowledgments

Introduction

PART I TRADITIONAL VIEW OF WOMEN
1. "Temptress," Daughter of Evil
2. The Mother

PART II PATHS FOR WOMEN LEADING TO SALVATION
3. Nun
4. "Good Daughter" and "Good Friend": Teachers of the Dharma
5. The Bodhisattvas with Sexual Transformation
6. The Bodhisattvas Without Sexual Transformation

PART III IMAGES OF THE FEMININE
7. The Celestial Bodhisattva: Kuan-yin
8. A Female Buddha?

Conclusions
Glossary
Bibliography

Index

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