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Female Renouncers: Premodern Perspectives
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The institution of Jain female renouncers represents possibly the oldest women’s monastic tradition in the world t…

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Jyväsjärvi Stuart, Mari, “Female Renouncers: Premodern Perspectives”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism Online, Denison University University of Edinburgh University of Bergen University of California, Berkeley John E. Cort, Paul Dundas, Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristi L. Wiley. Consulted online on 29 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2590-2768_BEJO_COM_042921>
First published online: 2020



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