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Gendered Ethics of the Body: Voices and Silences in the Therigatha

Baindur, Meera (2015) Gendered Ethics of the Body: Voices and Silences in the Therigatha. In: International Seminar on Contemporary Buddhism: Debates and Applications (Buddhist Studies New Initiatives), 09 Sept 2015, Department of Philosophy, University of Mumbai. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The body and its desires are seen as carnal and an interference in the pathway to liberation in the many ascetic traditions of India. An aspirant for liberation is to transcend all kinds of desires, sensual and mental in order to free oneself of att

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords: somatophobic conceptualisations, Therigatha, women , sexuality, meditation, body, desire
Subjects: Humanities > MCPH Manipal
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email lib.mhl@manipal.edu
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2017 14:09
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2017 14:09
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/148168

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