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Western Buddhist Review

Finding Out More About Early Buddhist Women

Posted by dhivan thomas jones to Western Buddhist Review on Wed, 28 Dec, 2016 - 12:52

Finding Out More About Early Buddhist Women

Posted by dhivan thomas jones to Western Buddhist Review on Wed, 28 Dec, 2016 - 12:52

With this post we present another fine review by Sarah Clelland of a recent work of scholarship on women monastics in early Buddhism.

Alice Collett, Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History, Oxford University Press, India, 2016

Review by Sarah Clelland

In Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns Alice Collett, now lecturer at Nālanda University in India, explores changing attitudes to women in Buddhism through the stories of six early nuns: Dhammadinnā, Khemā, Kisāgotamī, Paṭācārā, Bhaddā Kuṇḍalakesā and Uppalavaṇṇā. In the first half...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The Western Buddhist Review relaunches itself

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Thu, 16 Aug, 2012 - 12:21

The Western Buddhist Review relaunches itself

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Thu, 16 Aug, 2012 - 12:21Dhivan writes from Cambridge, UK with new of the online relaunch of Triratna’s scholarly journal the Western Buddhist Review. You’re invited to subscribe of course! He says - “WBR is the free, on-line, peer-reviewed scholarly journal of the Triratna Buddhist Order and community, providing a forum for longer articles exploring all aspects of the theory and practice of Buddhism, and especially those exploring the translation of traditional Buddhist concerns into the language and outlook of modern...