Women of the Way

Discovering 2,500 Years of Buddhist Wisdom

by Sallie Tisdale

On Sale: 03/13/2007

Women of the Way

Discovering 2,500 Years of Buddhist Wisdom

by Sallie Tisdale

On Sale: 03/13/2007

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About the Book

In this groundbreaking work, Sallie Tisdale traces women Buddhist masters and teachers across continents and centuries, drawing upon historical, cultural, and Buddhist records to bring to life these narratives of ancestral Buddhist women.

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Critical Praise

“An enlivening and indispensable volume.” - Jane Hirshfield, author of Women in Praise of the Sacred: 43 Centuries of Spiritual Poetry by Women

“Tisdale’s descriptive writing is especially imaginative.” - Publishers Weekly

“A well-written, deeply moving collection of stories…. Fanciful and eminently readable.” - Buddhadharma

“With her frank and thoughtful writing style, Tisdale takes the reader on a philosophical adventure….” - East West Woman

“[A] beautifully crafted volume. The universal wisdom and enlightened thinking preserved in this collection transcend gender.” - Booklist

“A much-needed account of feminine teachers and leaders in Buddhism.” - Kansas City Star

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061146596
  • ISBN 10: 0061146595
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 03/13/2007
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price:18.50 CAD
  • BISAC1 : RELIGION / Buddhism / History
  • BISAC2 : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • BISAC3 : RELIGION / Buddhism / Zen (see also PHILOSOPHY / Zen)

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