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Title Eminent Buddhist women / edited by Karma Lekshe Tsomo.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [2014]

Subject Buddhist women -- Biography.
Buddhist nuns -- Biography.
Women in Buddhism.
Alt Name Karma Lekshe Tsomo, 1944-
Description 1 online resource (x, 267 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents INTRODUCTION / Karma Lekshe Tsomo -- "My Sister's Future Buddhahood" : A Jataka of the Buddha's Lifetime as a Woman / Karen Derris -- Two Generations of Eminent Nepalese Nuns / Punyawati Guruma -- Brave Daughters of the Buddha : The Feminisms of the Burmese Buddhists Nuns / Cristina Bonnet-Acosta -- Pioneering Bhikkhunis in Contemporary Sri Lanka and Thailand / Tomomi Ito -- Bhikkhuni Ta Tao : Paving the Way for Future Generations / Bhikkhuni Dhammananda (Chatsumarn Kabilsingh) -- Eminent Nuns in Hue, Vietnam / Elise DeVido -- A Polar Star among Vietnamese Nuns : Bhikkhuni Nhu Thanh / Thich Nu Nhu Nguyet -- Bhikṣuṇi Tri Hai : A Scented Lotus Life / Thich Nu Huong Nhu -- Bhikṣuṇi Hiuwen : Enlightening Society by Institutionalizing Buddhist Education / Yu-chen Li -- Pongnyogwan : The Eminent Bhikṣuṇi of Cheju Island / Hyangsoon Yi -- A Resolute Vision of the Future : Hyechun Sunim's Founding of the National Bhikṣuṇi Association in Korea / Eun-su Cho -- From Mountain to Metropolis : Son Master Daehaeng's Teachings on Contemporary Buddhist Practice / Hyeseon Sunim -- The Importance of Jetsun Mingyur Paldron in the Development of Sikkimese Buddhism / Kalzang Dorjee Bhutia -- The Legacy of a Female Sikkimese Buddhist Teacher : The Lineage of Pelling Ani Wangdzin and Gendered Religious Experience in Modern Sikkim / Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa -- Kunzang Drolkar : A Delog in Eastern Tibet / Alyson Prude -- Courage as Eminence : Tibetan Nuns at Yarchen Monastery in Kham / Padma-ʼtsho -- Nuns, Dakinis, and Ordinary Women in the Revival of Mongolian Buddhism / Karma Lekshe Tsomo -- Mummy-la : The Life and Accomplishments of Freda Bedi / Tenzin Palmo -- Bhikṣuṇi Ruimiao : An Embodiment of Transcultural Values / Malia Dominica Wong -- What Is a Relevant Role Model? : The Example of an Ordinary Woman Who Achieved Enlightenment / Rita M. Gross.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781438451329 (electronic bk.)
1438451326 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 890146488
Additional Format Print version: Eminent Buddhist women. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2014] 9781438451312 (DLC) 2013022608 (OCoLC)851753935