Who were the first Buddhist women? What do we know of their lives? Though they came from many different walks of life they flourished as teachers and practitioners. Use of the Therigatha, or Verses of the Elders, a collection of poetry by these first Buddhist nuns, many of whom are anonymous give clues to the circumstances of these women's lives.
University of Victoria Continuing Studies Tuesday Sessions October 22 - November 12, 2019 UVic campus 7:00 - 9:00pm Instructor: Ms Margo McLoughlin
To register: 250.472.4747 https://continuingstudies.uvic.ca/humanities-and-social-sciences/courses/the-first-buddhist-women