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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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RoutledgeCurzon Critical Studies in Buddhism

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Number of Pages226
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Open LibraryOL7494018M
ISBN 100415390427
ISBN 109780415390422

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  Read "Buddhist Nuns in Taiwan and Sri Lanka A Critique of the Feminist Perspective" by Wei-Yi Cheng available from Rakuten Kobo. Taking a comparative approach, this fieldwork-based study explores the lives and thoughts of Buddhist nuns in present-da Brand: Taylor And Francis. Taking a comparative approach, this fieldwork-based study explores the lives and thoughts of Buddhist nuns in present-day Taiwan and Sri Lanka. The author examines the postcolonial background and its influence on the modern situation, as well as surveying the main historical, economic, and social factors which influence the position of nuns in. 2 Buddhist women in Sri Lanka and Taiwan 11 --Buddhist women in Sri Lanka 11 --Buddhist women in Taiwan 34 Scripture analysis 52 --Scriptural influence 54 --Women's karma 57 --Ultimate goal 68 --The Eight Special Rules 83 Religious experience --Renunciation --Education --The mixed-sex sangha --The bhikkhuni ordination Buddhist Nuns in Taiwan and Sri Lanka This ebook list for those who looking for to read Buddhist Nuns in Taiwan and Sri Lanka, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to .

Download Citation | Buddhist nuns in Taiwan and Sri Lanka: A critique of the feminist perspective | Taking a comparative approach, this fieldwork-based study explores the lives and thoughts of. Taking a comparative approach, this fieldwork-based study explores the lives and thoughts of Buddhist nuns in present-day Taiwan and Sri Lanka. The author examines the postcolonial background and its influence on the modern situation, as well as surveying the main historical, economic, and social factors which influence the position of.   'The strength of this book lies in its wealth of historical, descriptive and statistical details about Buddhist women in Taiwan and Sri Lanka, its informative, specialized Bibliography, its overall Conclusion with its valuable comparative insights and its recommendations regarding future research and developments among Buddhist women in Sri Lanka and : Wei-Yi Cheng. Recently, however, after extensive re­search by a group of women from Sri Lanka and Europe, it was confirmed that the bhikkhuni lineage extant in Taiwan and Korea is actually of Sri Lankan origin and therefore could legitimately be used to ordain Theravada nuns and restore the bhikkhuni order.