#Mahāyāna soetra

Candrottarā

Posted on mrt 19, 2017

‘Candrottarā debates with the Buddha’s disciples that sexual identity ultimately has no relevance for attaining enlightenment. The Buddha listens and is delighted. He prophesies her future enlightenment. Elated, she transforms into a young man to continue her enlightened activities in the world.’

‘What are the implications about this transformation for us today? Is this a misogynistic stance against women?’


Below the whole artitcle by Annie Bien on ‘The Prophecy of the Daughter Candrottarā’ from awakeningbuddhistwomen

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