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Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

Alice Collett


This volume is a broad-ranging comparative study of texts, sections of texts, and textual fragments that are concerned with women in early Indian Buddhism. The volume is based on texts from early Indian Buddhism, but with the inclusion of manuscript fragments and through comparative study the volume includes study of texts in Gāndhārī, Sanskrit, Pali, Chinese, Tibetan, and Sinhala. The book contains ten chapters and an introduction. Each chapter includes a translation of a selected textual extract, or manuscript fragments, and an ensuing study. Each of the extracts or fragments are concerned w ... More

Keywords: Women, Indian Buddhism, textual study, comparative analysis

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199326044
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326044.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alice Collett, editor
Department of Theology and Religious Studies, York St John University

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