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First Buddhist Women – Talk 3 – Kathie Fischer

By: Kathie Fischer | 05/01/2024
Location: Online in Zoom
In Topics: Women in Buddhism

Kathie Fischer gives her third talk of the “First Buddhist Women” series. Our text will be Susan Murcott’s First Buddhist Women: Poems and Stories of Awakening, a book on the Pali text Therigatha, a collection of poems by early Buddhist nuns. This talk focuses on Mahapajapati Gotami  the foster-mother of the Buddha who was the first woman to seek ordination and became the first bhikkhuni (Buddhist nun)..

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