The Treasures of the Theravada: Footnotes



  1. Further information on Mahapajapati can be found in Susan Murcott’s The First Buddhist Women published by Parallax Press.

  3. Jonathan S. Walters, “A Voice from the Silence: the Buddha’s Mother’s Story,” in History of Religions Vol 33, #4, l994; pp 358-379.

  5. Richard Gombrich, Feminine Elements in Sinhalese Buddhism,” in Wiener Zeitschrift fur die Kunde Sudasiens 16 (1972): 67-93.

  7. More information on the bodhisattva path within Theravada Buddhism can be found in Walpola Rahula’s article “The Bodhisattva Ideal in Theravada and Mahayana” in his book Zen and the Taming of the Bull: Towards the Definition of Buddhist Thought.