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Devoted to Herstorical and Mythological Womyn in Buddhism,
including webpages by or about Buddhist Women.

Buddha's Teachings for Women

an interfaith version of the Three Jewels

Therigatha Verses of the Elder Nuns
Bhikkuni-Samyutta Suttas Vipassana
Miraculous Tales from Japanese Buddhism Kyokai
Universal Gateway of Avalokitesvara Dharmamitra
The Universal Gate of Bodhisattva Kanzeon Watson
The Prose and Verse of LS:25 Chih-i & Nichiren
Traditions of Exemplary Women Han Dynasty

Herstorical Women
Buddhist Nuns in Burma
Famous Buddhist Women
Online Dharma by Women
Women in Buddhism Shinshu
Lesbian Buddhist eSangha
Women in Buddhism Vipassana
Women in Buddhism Buddhanet
Buddhist Approaches to Abortion
Women Active in Buddhism WAiB
The Nuns of Drapchi Prison Tibet
Nichiren Feminist Disciples Yahoo
Tibetan Nun Dies in Prison 2/5/01
Resources for Women's Ordination
Hakuin's Letter to a Hokke Nun 1747
Time Of Color & the Cushion 12/11/00
Tibetan Nuns of Kathmandu 1999 Tour for Himalayan Women
Dhammasara Nuns' Monastery Australia
Queen Maya Blessed are the Birth-givers
Revival of the Bhikkhuni Order Sri Lanka
World Buddhists Affirm Equality of Women
Buddhist Women at the Time of the Buddha
Sakyadhita Int'l Assoc. of Buddhist Women
Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery Drukpa Kargyu
Inspiration from Enlightened Nuns Vipassana
6th Int'l Conference on Buddhist Women 2000
The Position of Women in Buddhism Vipassana
The Dignified Position of Woman in Religion & Society
More Women Taking Vows as Tibetan Buddhist Nuns 7/14/01

Honor to an eclectic Three Treaures: the Gohonzon, Shakyamuni Buddha and Tara Bodhisattva

Nichiren's Gosho for Women

Letter to Lady Oto
Sutra of True Requital
Gosho on Menstruation
Unity of Husband & Wife
Offering of a Summer Robe
Reply to Myoho Bikuni Gozen
Easy Delivery of a Fortune Child
Letters to the Lady Sennichi 1278 | 1280
Bestowal of the Mandala of the Mystic Law

Nichiren Shonin in front of a beautiful blue Gohonzon Mandala

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Women's Buddhism, Buddhism's Women -- Tradition, Revision, Renewal by Ellison Banks Findly (Editor). Paperback Jun 2000.

Cave in the Snow: Tenzin Palmo's Quest for Enlightenment by Vicki MacKenzie. Hardcover Oct 1998.

Dreaming Me: An African-American Woman's Spiritual Journey by Jan Willis. Hardcover Mar 2001.

I Give You My Life: The Autobiography of a Western Buddhist Nun by Ayya Khema, Sherab Chodzin Kohn (Translator). Hardcover Dec 1998. Paperback Aug 2000.

Blossoms of the Dharma: Living as a Buddhist Nun by Sylvia Boorstein, Thubten Chodran. Paperback Jan 2000.

Buddhist Women Across Cultures: Realizations (Suny Series in Feminist Philosophy) by Bhiksuni Karma Lekshe Tsomo (Editor). Hardcover Apr 1999. Paperback Apr 1999.
Buddhism After Patriarchy: A Feminist History, Analysis, & Reconstruction of Buddhism by Rita M. Gross. Hardcover Jan 1993. Paperback Jan 1993.

Buddhist Women on the Edge: Contemporary Perspectives from the Western Frontier by Marianne Dresser (Editor). Paperback Aug 1996.
The First Buddhist Women: Translations and Commentaries on the Therigatha by Susan Murcott. Paperback Oct 1991.

Meeting the Great Bliss Queen: Buddhists, Feminists and the Art of the Self by Anne Carolyn Klein. Paperback Apr 1996.

Being Bodies: Buddhist Women on the Paradox of Embodiment by Lenore Friedman, Susan Moon (Editors). Paperback Oct 1997.

Updated 8 July 2008

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