Women in the Footsteps of the Buddha: Struggle for Liberation in the Therigatha

1st Edition

Kathryn R. Blackstone

Routledge
Published May 19, 2014
Reference - 260 Pages
ISBN 9780415759908 - CAT# Y163196
Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

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Summary

A detailed exploration of the quest for liberation on the part of the early bhikkunis. Only text in the Buddhist tradition of known female authorship. Important to anyone investigating women's own perspective on their religion. Also provides a clear statement about how renunciants understand nibbana.

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