Women's Buddhism, Buddhism's Women
Edited by Ellison Banks Findly. 6.5" x 9", 496 pages, paperback. Here, a diverse array of scholars, activists, and practitioners explores how women have always managed to sustain a vital place for themselves within the tradition and continue to bring about change in the forms, practices, and institutions of Buddhism. In essays ranging from the scholarly to the personal, this book describes how woman have significantly shaped Buddhism to meet their own needs and the demands of contemporary life.