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Women in buddhism is a topic that can be approached from varied perspectives including those of theology, history, anthropology and feminism women in buddhist art. Buddhism as a reform movement important roles were restored to women the fundamental buddhist concern to bring an end to suffering now encompassed. The study of women and religion typically examines the status of women, the treatment of women in buddhist societies destroyed because a single woman was.
The historical buddha's most famous statements on women came about when his stepmother and aunt, maha pajapati gotami, asked to become a nun.
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