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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.

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 1 online resource (xix, 333 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780674038080 (electronic bk.)
0674038088 (electronic bk.)
9780674012875 (alk. paper)
0674012879 (alk. paper)
0674012879 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 450899120
Additional Format Print version: Gutschow, Kim. Being a Buddhist nun. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004 0674012879 9780674012875 (DLC) 2004040573 (OCoLC)54081555

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