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Author Gutschow, Kim.
Title Being a Buddhist nun : the struggle for enlightenment in the Himalayas / Kim Gutschow.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BQ6160.I42 J365 2004    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BQ6160.I42 J365 2004    AVAILABLE  
Author Gutschow, Kim.
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)
Description xix, 333 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note 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.
ISBN 0674012879 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 54081555
Table of Contents
1Gendering monasticism1
2Locating Buddhism in Zangskar20
3The Buddhist economy of merit77
4The Buddhist traffic in women123
5Becoming a nun168
6Why nuns cannot be monks198
7Can nuns gain enlightenment?219
8Monasticism and modernity236


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