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Sex and the City in Buddhism: The Urban Life of Buddhist Nuns in Northern India

A survey of sex, celibacy, family, married monks, pregnant nuns, monastic motherhood, entrepreneurial ecclesiastics, and other hopelessly romanticized topics in scholarly portrayals of Buddhism.

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Sex and the City in Buddhism: The Urban Life of Buddhist Nuns in Northern India

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): II Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes

A survey of sex, celibacy, family, married monks, pregnant nuns, monastic motherhood, entrepreneurial ecclesiastics, and other hopelessly romanticized topics in scholarly portrayals of Buddhism.


Shayne Clarke

Associate Professor