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Re: Gender bias in Buddhism?

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  • rahula_80
    Hi, In the Rig Veda, there are some women seers, eg. Ghosha, Lopamudra, etc. In the Upanisads, there were female philosophers like Maitreyi, Gargi etc Best
    Message 1 of 35 , Mar 5, 2010
      Hi,

      In the Rig Veda, there are some women seers, eg. Ghosha, Lopamudra, etc. In the Upanisads, there were female philosophers like Maitreyi, Gargi etc

      Best wishes,
      Rahula

      --- 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.
      >
      > metta,
      > Yong Peng.
      >
    • Ong 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? ;-) metta, Yong Peng. ... Bhikkhu
      Message 35 of 35 , Mar 31, 2010
        Dear Bankei,

        thanks. I will have a read over the Easter break, and we can continue our discussion. Btw, is your name Asian? ;-)

        metta,
        Yong Peng.


        --- In Pali@yahoogroups.com, Bankei wrote:

        Bhikkhu Analayo has a paper out titled "*The *Bahudhātuka-sutta* and its Parallels On Women’s Inabilities"* in the Journal of Buddhist Ethics, Vol 16, 2009

        http://www.buddhistethics.org/current.html
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