How and why did the women in ancient india become buddhist nuns?

Sharma A. (1977) How and why did the women in ancient india become buddhist nuns?. Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review, 38 3: 239-251. doi:10.2307/3709804


Author Sharma A.
Title How and why did the women in ancient india become buddhist nuns?
Journal name Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1069-4404
Publication date 1977-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.2307/3709804
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Volume 38
Issue 3
Start page 239
End page 251
Total pages 13
Subject 1212 Religious studies
3301 Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
Abstract The concept of relative deprivation is tested on available materials about why women in India became nuns within the first few centuries of the Buddhist movement. The sources are the many verses of religious poetry which have been preserved in the Theravada tradition as the Therigatha.
Q-Index Code C1
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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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