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Women in Buddhism: an Early History

| October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Women in Buddhism: an Early History

We’ll take a look at the history of women in Buddhism, focusing mainly on the period of the Buddha and his immediate followers. Then we’ll spend a little time looking at later developments, before finishing up with the fascinating story of an early nun who is responsible for one of the most famous analogies in […]

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Episode 111 :: Myoan Grace Schireson :: Zen Women

| April 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
Episode 111 :: Myoan Grace Schireson :: Zen Women

Myoan Grace Schireson Our guest Myoan Grace Schireson speaks with us about equality issues in her book Zen Women: Beyond Tea Ladies, Iron Maidens, and Macho Masters. It’s strange, don’t you think, that in our twenty-first century culture we still struggle with an imbalance in our attitudes towards people based on gender. How can this […]

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