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Daughters of Emptiness

By: Beata Grant | 06/15/2003
In Topics: Women in Buddhism
Beata Grant:
Daughters of Emptiness
Poems of Chinese Buddhist Nuns
Wisdom Publications 2003-06-15
ISBN 0861713621
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The poems and life stories of 48 Chinese Buddhist nuns over 16 centuries. Much of the poetry is exquisitely beautiful and imbued with the dharma, and the life stories shed a clear light on the difficulties that faced female practitioners and women drawn to a monastic life in China.