The Heart of the Lotus
Women and Buddhism

Translated from the German into American English
By Jane Anhold

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Table of content

Preface
Introduction

Part One: The Teachings

1 Buddhism is Changing
2 The Heart of the Path: Mindfulness
3 Joy in Life: Dealing with Feelings
4 Karma: Incination and Experience
5 Ethics of Mindfulness: The Wonderful Precepts
6 Why do I live?

Part Two: Following the Path

1 What is Meditation?
2 Practice
3 Sixteen Exercices

Part Three: Women and Buddhism

1 Women Ask Questions
2 Imagine you are Male
3 Women and Men

Part Four: Women and Freedom

1 How Female Freedom Arises
2 Mother - Daughter, Woman - Godess
3 Green Tara

Appendix

Footnotes
Bibliography
Places and Names