The first Buddhist women : translations and commentaries on the Therigatha

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Book
ISBN 10
0938077422 
ISBN 13
9780938077428 
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Publication Year
1991 
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Buddhism--Tipitaka. Suttapitapitaka Khuddakanikaya. Therigatha--commentaries.; Tipiṭaka.--Suttapiṭaka.--Khuddakanikāya.--Therīgāthā--Commentaries. 
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ix, 219 pages ; 23 cm; Translation of: Therīgāthā.; Mahapajapati Gotami & her disciples. -- Patacara & her disciples. -- Wanderers & disciples. -- Wise women & teachers. -- Mothers. -- Wives. -- Old women. -- Prostitutes, courtesans & beautiful women. -- Friends & sisters. -- Buddhist nuns & nature. -- Dialogue poems. -- Afterword: The legacy of the first Buddhist women. -- Appendix: Rules of the nuns' Sangha.; A contemporary translation and commentary on the enlightenment verses of the first female disciples of the Buddha.; Translation of: Ther�ig�ath�a.; 
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23253740  
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