Buddhism: Hearing Her Words – Prof Alice Collett

Zoom lecture: Meeting Registration – Zoom

13 April 2024 03:00 PM

In her recent book, ‘I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism’, Prof Collett asks for a change in the way we understand the phrase ‘women in Buddhism’. She shows that increasing knowledge of the historical sources has made it possible to build a coherent picture based on real lives of historical characters and today’s Buddhist women.

Professor Alice Collett (University of St Andrews) specialises in ancient Indian religions, with a focus on women in Buddhism, an area on which she has published extensively.

The British MahaBodhi Society is delighted Prof Alice Collett will discuss and answer questions on the role and impact of women in Buddhism, describing their achievements and struggles from the past to the present.