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Passionate Enlightenment:
Women in Tantric Buddhism
Miranda Shaw

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Guide to Transliteration
Ch. 1Seeking the Traces of Sky-Dancers3
Ch. 2Tantric Buddhism in India: Religious and Historical Introduction20
Ch. 3Women in Tantric Theory: Powerful and Auspicious35
Ch. 4Women in Tantric Circles: Adepts and Experts74
Ch. 5Women in Tantric History: Founders and Pioneers101
Ch. 6Women in Tantric Relationships: Intimacy as a Path to Enlightenment140
Ch. 7Spontaneous Jewellike Yogini on Passion and Enlightenment179
Ch. 8Conclusions195
Notes207
Bibliography265
Index283

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