Author:Cabezon, Jose Ignacio

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BUDDHISM, SEXUALITY, AND GENDER

By: Cabezon, Jose Ignacio

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: SUNY Press: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000044989

ISBN: 0791407586

Condition: Good


This book explores historical, textual, and social questions relating to th e position and experience of women and gay people in the Buddhist world fro m India and Tibet to Sri Lanka, China, and Japan. It focuses on four key ar eas: Buddhist history, contemporary culture, Buddhist symbols, and homosexu ality, and it covers Buddhism's entire history, from its origins to the pre sent day. The result of original and innovative research, the author offers new perspectives on the history of the attitudes toward, and of the self-p erception of, women in both ancient and modern Buddhist societies. He... View more info