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Women in Tibet
by Janet Gyatso
Filling a gap in the literature, this volume explores the struggles and accomplishments of women from both past and present-day Tibet. Here are queens from the imperial period, yoginis and religious teachers of medieval times, Buddhist nuns, oracles, political workers, medical doctors, and performing artists. Most of the essays focus on the lives of individual women, ...more
Paperback, 436 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Columbia University Press
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