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Portraits of Buddhist Women: Stories from the Saddharmaratnavaliya by Ranjini Obeyesekere

Portraits of Buddhist Women: Stories from the Saddharmaratnavaliya by Ranjini Obeyesekere

Portrait of the Indian Monk Atisha, early to mid-12th century. Tibet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of The Kronos Collections, 1993 (1993.479) | The Indian monk Atisha was ordained at Bodhgaya and the abbot of the vast Vikramashila monastery before traveling to Tibet in 1042. This is the earliest portrait of this great scholar; it was done in Tibet several generations after his death. #Buddhism

Portrait of the Indian Monk Atisha, early to mid-12th century. Tibet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of The Kronos Collections, 1993 (1993.479) | The Indian monk Atisha was ordained at Bodhgaya and the abbot of the vast Vikramashila monastery before traveling to Tibet in 1042. This is the earliest portrait of this great scholar; it was done in Tibet several generations after his death. #Buddhism

One of the important teachers from India was the monk Atisha who in 1042 came to Tibet at the invitation of the western Tibetan king Yesh ‘Od. This "tangka" (painting on cloth) made in the early to mid-twelfth century, several generations after Atisha’s death in 1054, is the earliest known portrait of this great master.

One of the important teachers from India was the monk Atisha who in 1042 came to Tibet at the invitation of the western Tibetan king Yesh ‘Od. This "tangka" (painting on cloth) made in the early to mid-twelfth century, several generations after Atisha’s death in 1054, is the earliest known portrait of this great master.

First Buddhist Women: Poems and Stories of Awakening by Susan Murcott

First Buddhist Women: Poems and Stories of Awakening by Susan Murcott

10 More Buddhist Women You Should Know

10 More Buddhist Women You Should Know

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A Buddhist Nun And a Women Praying

A Buddhist Nun And a Women Praying

Two Buddhist Pilgrim Women at the Tidrum Nunnery in Tibet

Two Buddhist Pilgrim Women at the Tidrum Nunnery in Tibet

Elder Tibetan Woman, Bodhisattva Day, with her hands in prayer mudra, wearing traditional apron and wrap, malas, two Buddhist women, Tharlam Monastery, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal, via Flickr.

Elder Tibetan Woman, Bodhisattva Day, with her hands in prayer mudra, wearing traditional apron and wrap, malas, two Buddhist women, Tharlam Monastery, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal, via Flickr.

Buddhist nun originally from the UK tells the story of her quest for women emancipation in buddhism.

Buddhist nun originally from the UK tells the story of her quest for women emancipation in buddhism.

Buddhist Women Across Cultures (Suny Series, Feminist Philosophy) by Karma Lekshe Tsomo

Buddhist Women Across Cultures (Suny Series, Feminist Philosophy) by Karma Lekshe Tsomo

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Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

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