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Nirv??a in Early Buddhist Inscriptions
Nirv??a is often considered the quintessential goal of the Buddhist path. In this article, I focus on one aspect of the conceptualization of nirv??a that becomes apparent through an analysis of itsExpand
Women in early Indian Buddhism : comparative textual studies
CONTRIBUTORS A NOTE ON NON-ENGLISH WORDS ABBREVIATIONS INTRODUCTION 1. -The Bajaur Collection of Kharosthi Manuscripts MAHAPRAJAPATI GAUTAMI AND THE ORDER OF NUNS IN A GANDHARAN VERSION OF THEExpand
List-based Formulae in the Avadānaśataka
This article is a study of formulaic passages in the Sanskrit Avadānaśataka. Alongside a preliminary discussion of work on oral studies within Buddhism, and some recourse to wider oral studies onExpand
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Beware the Crocodile: Female and Male Nature in Aśvaghoṣa’s Saundarananda
In this chapter, the author looks at anxieties of masculinity as expressed through the figurative language which likens women and men to animals in Aśvaghoṣa’s Saundaranand.
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Historio-Critical Hermeneutics in the Study of Women in Early Indian Buddhism
Modern scholarly study of women in early Indian Buddhism began over a hundred years ago, towards the end of the nineteenth century. In this article, I assess strategies that have been prominent inExpand
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Buddhism and Gender: Reframing and Refocusing the Debate
Within the Buddhism and gender debate in Western scholarship, various approaches to the study of Buddhist literature—Orientalist, Protestant Buddhism, and a doctrinal approach—have led to a taxonomyExpand
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