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Zen Women

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In Zen Women: Beyond Tea-Ladies, Iron Maidens, and Macho Masters Zen abbess Grace Schireson writes with affection and humor (I laughed out loud) about her little-known female Buddhist predecessors extending back over 2,000 years to the royal family of Gautama Buddha in India.

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