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Author Young, Serinity, author.

Title Courtesans and tantric consorts : sexualities in Buddhist narrative, iconography and ritual / Serinity Young
Published New York : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 256 pages, 16 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents pt. I. Life of the Buddha -- Ch. 1. Rejection and Reconciliation -- pt. II. Parents and Procreation -- Ch. 2. Mothers and Sons -- Ch. 3. Medical Excursus -- Ch. 4. Fathers and Heirs -- pt. III. Sexualities -- Ch. 5. Wives and Husbands -- Ch. 6. South Asian Courtesans -- Ch. 7. Courtesans in Buddhist Literature -- Ch. 8. Tantric Consorts: Introduction -- Ch. 9. Tantric Consorts: Tibet -- Ch. 10. Traffic in Women -- Ch. 11. Women, Men, and Impurity -- Ch. 12. Sex Change -- Ch. 13. Other Lands/Other Realities
pt. 1. Life of the Buddha -- pt. 2. Parents and procreation -- pt. 3. Sexualities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-248) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gautama Buddha -- Relations with women.
Gautama Buddha.
Gautama Buddha.
Buddhist art and symbolism.
Women in Buddhism -- India
Women in the Tripiáš­aka.
Buddhist art and symbolism.
RELIGION -- Buddhism -- General.
Relations with women.
Women in Buddhism.
Women in the Tripiáš­aka.
India.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203494121
0415914825
0415914833
9780203494127
9780415914826
9780415914833
Other Titles Sexualities in Buddhist narrative, iconography and ritual