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Author Gutschow, Kim.

Title Being a Buddhist nun [electronic resource] : the struggle for enlightenment in the Himalayas / Kim Gutschow.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xix, 333 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-322) and index.
Contents Gendering monasticism -- Locating Buddhism in Zangskar -- The Buddhist economy of merit -- The Buddhist traffic in women -- Becoming a nun -- Why nuns cannot be monks -- Can nuns gain enlightenment? -- Monasticism and modernity.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Buddhist nuns -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir.
Buddhist monasticism and religious orders for women -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir.
Monastic and religious life (Buddhism) -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir.
Enlightenment (Buddhism)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0674012879 (alk. paper)

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