Readers interested in gender roles in Tibetan Buddhism can learn much from these insights into the lives of Tibetan women.
(American Reference Books Annual
This stimulating collection... uses Tibetan literary sources and ingeniously mined field research in today's Tibet Autonomous Region and beyond... Recommended.
A welcome addition to the fields of Tibetan Studies and Women's Studies.
(Ellen Posman Journal of the American Academy of Religion
About the Author
Janet Gyatso is Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies at Harvard University Divinity School. She is the author of Apparitions of the Self: The Secret Autobiographies of a Tibetan Visionary and In the Mirror of Memory: Reflections on Remembrance and Mindfulness in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.Hanna Havnevik is assistant professor at the University of Oslo and is the author of Tibetan Buddhist Nuns: History, Cultural Norms, and Social Reality and The Life of Jetsun Lochen Rinpoche (1865-1951).