Windhorse Publications

Female Deities in Buddhism by Vessantara back in stock and Tiratanaloka Unlimited appeal

On Wed, 10 May, 2023 - 14:53
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Many of you will already know or have bought Vessantara’s new edition of Meeting the Buddhas. What you may not know is that, in 2003, he wrote a short companion book called Female Deities in Buddhism: A Concise Guide, which has been out of stock for a while.

We’re really pleased to have it back in print.

It’s a rather unique little book that introduces and invokes the wide range of female Buddhist deities. Vessantara explores the depths of consciousness that are touched by these figures and symbols of wisdom, compassion and liberated energy. In the book, you will find the many forms of Tārā, the Goddess of Wisdom Prajñāpāramitā, the consorts of the five Jinas, the Ḍākinī, protectors and Kuan Yin.

If you buy a copy of this book, there is an option to add a donation. These donations usually go towards keeping other books in print and to supporting new dharma writing.

For the next two months, however, any donations you add to a purchase of Female Deities in Buddhism will be given to Tiratanaloka Unlimited, to help expand their programme of ordination training for women.

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