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The feminine face of Buddhism

Author: Gill Farrer-Halls
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Quest Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Quest edView all editions and formats
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"The Feminine Face of Buddhism celebrates the contribution of women to Buddhism. From Mahamaya, the Buddha's mother, to contemporary Buddhist women, this book honors Buddhist feminine archetypes and acknowledges women's teachings and experiences. It also documents the critical role they have played, and are playing, in the development of Buddhism through their lives, their work, their meditation and Buddhist  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gill Farrer-Halls
ISBN: 0835608212 9780835608213
OCLC Number: 49525909
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Early Buddhist Women --
Ch. 2. Contemporary Buddhist Women --
Ch. 3. Female Buddhas and Bodhisattvas --
Ch. 4. Women Buddhist Teachers --
Ch. 5. The Feminine Face of Buddhist Art --
Ch. 6. Wisdom and Compassion.
Responsibility: Gill Farrer-Halls.
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"The Feminine Face of Buddhism celebrates the contribution of women to Buddhism. From Mahamaya, the Buddha's mother, to contemporary Buddhist women, this book honors Buddhist feminine archetypes and acknowledges women's teachings and experiences. It also documents the critical role they have played, and are playing, in the development of Buddhism through their lives, their work, their meditation and Buddhist practice, and their art."--BOOK JACKET.

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