Buddha's Daughters

Buddha's Daughters

Teachings From Women Who Are Shaping Buddhism in the West

Book - 2014
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Compelling and informative teachings by the most influential female Buddhist teachers on a wide range of topics.

Buddhism, like all world religions, has been largely shaped and defined by men. Yet despite the challenges, women have diligently practiced since the days of the Buddha. A hallmark of Western Buddhism is the prominent role that women teachers play. Buddha's Daughters showcases women teachers who have been pivotal in shaping Western Buddhism and reveals the incredible diversity of their teachings. The pieces in this book touch on universal truths as well as illuminate Buddhist concepts and practices, such as meditation, tonglen, lovingkindness, cultivating gratitude, and social action as seen through a Buddhist lens.
Publisher: Boston ;, London :, Shambhala,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781590306239
Branch Call Number: ANF 294.342 BUD
Characteristics: viii, 289 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Miller, Andrea (Shambhala sun editor),
Alternative Title: Shambhala sun

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