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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 …

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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 16 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2590-2768_BEJO_COM_042921>
First published online: 2020



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