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The First Buddhist Women: Translations and Commentaries on the Therigatha
The First Buddhist Women Translations and Commentaries on the Therigatha
Author: Susan Murcott
ISBN-13: 9780938077428
ISBN-10: 0938077422
Publication Date: 4/1991
Pages: 219
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Publisher: Parallax Press
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a readable, contemporary translation of and commentary on the enlightenment verses of the first remale disciples of the Buddha. The book explores Buddhism's relatively liberal attitude towards women since its found nearly 2,600 years ago.