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In search of Buddha"s daughters

Christine Toomey

In search of Buddha"s daughters

a modern journey down ancient roads

by Christine Toomey

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Travel,
  • Religious life,
  • Buddhist monasticism and religious orders for women,
  • Buddhist nuns

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristine Toomey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ6150 .T66 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination370 pages
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27203341M
    ISBN 10161519326X
    ISBN 109781615193264
    LC Control Number2015042997
    OCLC/WorldCa1001856312, 927192330


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In her book In Search of Buddhas Daughters*, Christine Toomeys intimate portraits of the nuns in various traditions in Buddhism offer clear evidence that the path is neither simple nor easy, not only in their individuals paths that brought them to ordination but also in the over-arching path of the legitimacy of ordination for women/5.

“Like all memorable nonfiction,  In Search of Buddha’s Daughters  is about storytelling—and Christine Toomey is a masterful storyteller. What emerges, Chaucer-like, is a cycle of stories within a story that irresistibly propels readers forward.

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“In Search of Buddha’s Daughters beautifully depicts the quintessential personal journey to find freedom, as exemplified by Buddhist nuns. These stories of courage and inspiration may be contemporary–but they connect us to a timeless quest for a better life.”.

“In Search of Buddha’s Daughters is a gift for troubled times, a profoundly beautiful and inspiring spiritual odyssey that traces the lineages and present day lives of Buddhist nuns around the world. I am moved and heartened by these women, who dedicate their lives to the awakening of all beings, and deeply grateful, as well, to Christine /5(21).

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The discussion will be upstairs at The Book Tavern on August 25th from 2 to 3 PM. Read a synopsis of the book below: Continue reading SEBC Book Discussion – In Search of Buddha’s Daughters →. Buddha's Daughters: Teachings from Women Who are Shaping Buddhism in the West is a collection of wonderful teachings compiled by Andrea Miller, an editor at Shambhala Sun magazine, one of the premiere Buddhist magazines published in the West.

The women teachers featured in the collection are from all different branches of Buddhism, and the topics included cover every facet of Buddhism. The Life of the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama.

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Buddhism, religion and philosophy that developed from the doctrines of the Buddha, a teacher who lived in northern India between the mid-6th and mid-4th centuries BCE. Buddhism has played a central role in the spiritual, cultural, and social life of Asia, and, beginning in the 20th century, it spread to the West.

In countries where Theravāda Buddhism is practiced by the majority of people, such as Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, it is customary for Buddhists to hold elaborate festivals, especially during the fair weather season, paying homage to the 29 Buddhas described in the Buddhavamsa is a text which describes the life of Gautama Buddha and the 27 Buddhas.

Buddha was a spiritual teacher who lived in India sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BC. His philosophy ended up creating the religion Buddhism, and tends to counter much of what we’re taught in the West.

After many years spent in deep meditation, he realized that attachment and desiring lead to unhappiness. He believed that enlightenment, or Author: Lachlan Brown.List of the twenty-eight Buddhas. Topics in Buddhism.

Four Noble Truths. Noble Eightfold Path. Physical characteristics. Iconography in Laos and Thailand. Suddhodāna (father) Māyā (mother) Mahapajapati Gotamī (aunt, adoptive mother) Yaśodharā (wife) Ānanda (cousin) Devadatta (cousin) Places where the Buddha stayed. Buddha in world attvas: Avalokiteśvara, Guanyin, Mañjuśrī.