A Niche of their Own: The Power of Convention in Two Inscriptions for Medieval Chinese Buddhist Nuns

@article{Adamek2009ANO,
  title={A Niche of their Own: The Power of Convention in Two Inscriptions for Medieval Chinese Buddhist Nuns},
  author={Wendi Leigh Adamek},
  journal={History of Religions},
  year={2009},
  volume={49},
  pages={1 - 26}
}
  • W. Adamek
  • Published 1 August 2009
  • Sociology
  • History of Religions
ç 2009 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0018-2710/2009/4901-0001$10.00 This article is a preliminary exploration of a unique collection of seventhcentury memorial niches for Chinese Buddhist nuns and its implications for the fields of Chinese Buddhism and gender studies. The niches are sculpted in the cliffs and rocks of Lanfeng shan (Misty Peak Mountain), which faces Bao shan (Treasure Mountain) across a broad valley. The site is collectively known as Bao shan and is situated… 
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