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Author Muldoon-Hules, Karen, 1952- author
Title Brides of the Buddha : nuns' stories from the Avadānaśataka / Karen Muldoon-Hules
Imprint Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2017
book jacket
 Modern History Library  294.3082 M954    AVAILABLE    30550100648904
Descript xii, 227 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Buddhist women in early India -- Marriage and meaning in late Vedic and classical Hinduism -- Marriage and meaning in Indian Buddhism -- How should a daughter renounce? -- Suprabhā, Kāśisundarī, and the Indic Svayamvara -- Other women, other walks of life -- Some conclusions and observations -- Appendix 1: Dating the Avadānaśataka -- Appendix 2: Sectarian affiliation
Link Online version: Muldoon-Hules, Karen, 1952- Brides of the Buddha Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2017 9781498511469 (DLC) 2017031213
Subject Women in the Tripiṭaka
Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka.. Avadāna. Avadānaśatak
Women in Buddhism -- India -- History
Buddhist nuns -- India -- History
Buddhist hagiography -- India -- History
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