The Journey Of One Buddhist Nun

Author: Sid Brown
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791450956
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Recounts the struggles of a young Thai woman to become a Buddhist nun and the challenges and rewards of that life.

If You Meet The Buddha On The Road

Author: Michael Jerryson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190683562
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This is highlighted in Sid Brown's work on Mae Chī Wābī, which is aptly titled The
Journey of One Buddhist Nun: Even against the Wind. In it, Brown notes how Mae
Chī Wābī's “lack of worldly experience and her poverty set her apart” from the
successful mae chīs.40 Unlike the path of bhikkhunīs, social and class privileges
become incredibly powerful determinants of influence for mae chīs. This
socioeconomic potential between a bhikkhunī order and mae chīs is not lost
upon Thais like ...

Buddhist Nuns And Gendered Practice

Author: Nirmala S. Salgado
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199760020
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Ed. Sam Whimster and Scott Lash. London: Allen and Unwin, 1987. 119–136.
Print. ———. The Logic of Practice. Cambridge: Polity, 1990. Print. ——— .
Outline of a Theory of Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1977. Print.
Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology Ser. Brown, Sid. The Journey of One
Buddhist Nun: Even against the Wind. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY P, 2001. Print. Brown,
Wendy. States of Injury: Power and Freedom in Late Modernity. Princeton, N.J.:
Princeton UP, 1995.

Eminent Buddhist Women

Author: Karma Lekshe Tsomo
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438451326
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The Journey of One Buddhist Nun: Even Against the Wind. Albany, NY: State
University of New York Press, 2001. Cabezón, José Ignacio, ed. Buddhism,
Sexuality, and Gender. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1992.
Campbell, June. Traveller in Space: In Search of Female Identity in Tibetan
Buddhism. New York: George Braziller, 1996. Caplow, Zenshin Florence, and
Reigetsu Susan Moon. Record of the Hidden Lamp: 100 Stories and Koansfrom
Twenty-Five Centuries ...

Buddhism In The Modern World

Author: David L. McMahan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136493492
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Why is monastic ordination important to many modern Buddhist women as a
means of religious self-actualization? • What conflicts have arisen for various
Buddhist stakeholders from efforts to revive the Theravāda nuns' order? Further
reading Brown, S. (2001) The Journey of One Buddhist Nun: Even Against the
Wind, Albany, NY: SUNY Press. A biographical account of a contemporary Thai
precept nun. Fenn, M. and Koppedrayer, K. (2008) 'Sakyadhita: A Transnational
Gathering ...

Buddhists

Author: Todd Lewis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118322088
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Swearer, D.K. (1973) Control and freedom: the structure of Buddhist meditation in
the Pali suttas. Philosophy East and West, 22, 435. Brown, S. (2001) The Journey
of One Buddhist Nun: Even against the Wind, SUNY Press, Albany. (This work
describes, analyzes, and contextualizes Maechii Wabee's life; the reader
additionally learns about Thai Buddhism, women in Thailand, and the situation of
Thai maechii.) Cook, J. (2010) Meditation in Modern Buddhism: Renunciation
and ...

Studying Buddhism In Practice

Author: John S. Harding
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136501886
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Two interesting edited volumes with articles on women in Buddhism in different
traditions and countries are E. B. Findly (ed.), Women's Buddhism, Buddhism's
Women: Tradition, Revision, Renewal (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2000), and
L. K. Tsomo (ed.), Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming against the Stream (
Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press, 2000). S. Brown, The Journey of One Buddhist
Nun: Even against the Wind (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001), ...

Buddhism In World Cultures

Author: Stephen C. Berkwitz
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851097821
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A good, basic (albeit short) introduction to mainstream Thai Buddhism. Bizot's
particular focus is on modern practices, especially those in rural areas. He also
questions the arbitrary divisions among magic, ritual, philosophy, canon, and
commentary that seem to dominate studies of modern Buddhism in Thailand.
Brown, Sid. The Journey of One Buddhist Nun: Even Against the Wind. Albany:
State University of New York Press, 2001. This biographical study tells the story
of Wabi, ...

Buddhist Women And Social Justice

Author: Karma Lekshe Tsomo
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791484270
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American Women Creating the New Buddhism. Boston: Beacon Press, 1993.
Brazell, Karen, trans. The Confessions of Lady Nijo. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor
Books, 1973. Brown, Sid. The Journey of One Buddhist Nun: Even Against the
Wind. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 2001. Butler, Alex.
Feminism, Nationalism and Exiled Tibetan Women. New Delhi: Kali for Women,
2003. Byles, Marie B. Journey into Burmese Silence. George Allen and Unwin,
London, 1962.