Re: Gender bias in Buddhism?
In the Rig Veda, there are some women seers, eg. Ghosha, Lopamudra, etc. In the Upanisads, there were female philosophers like Maitreyi, Gargi etc
--- In Pali@yahoogroups.com, "Ong Yong Peng" <palismith@...> wrote:
> Dear Rahula,
> thanks for pointing that out. May I say that the Jains were the only exception? There is some information on Wikipedia on this.
> Yong Peng.
- Dear Bankei,
thanks. I will have a read over the Easter break, and we can continue our discussion. Btw, is your name Asian? ;-)
--- In Pali@yahoogroups.com, Bankei wrote:
Bhikkhu Analayo has a paper out titled "*The *BahudhÄtuka-sutta* and its Parallels On Womenâs Inabilities"* in the Journal of Buddhist Ethics, Vol 16, 2009