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Women in theravada buddhism by karen andrews, institute of buddhist studies, berkeley, ca buddhism has, throughout its history, slowly moved east, from india. Women in buddhism is a topic that can be approached from varied perspectives including those of theology, history, anthropology and feminism as in other religions, the experiences of buddhist women have varied considerably there are six major points to remember from the start, based upon the. Women in american buddhism carolina buddhist vihara one of the characteristics of the ongoing transformation of buddhism in america is the visible role of women in american convert buddhist communities both as practitioners and, increasingly, as teachers while asian buddhist women have played significant roles in buddhist.
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