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Dr. Miranda E. Shaw

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Emerita
  • Publications

    Buddhist Goddesses of India. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2006.

    Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1994.

    Journal Articles

    "Buddhist and Taoist Influences on Chinese Landscape Painting." Journal of the History of Ideas 49 (1988): 183-206.

    "William James and Yogacara Philosophy: A Comparative Inquiry." Philosophy East and West 37 (1987): 223-44.

    "Nature in Dogen's Philosophy and Poetry." Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies 8 (1985): 111-32.

    Book Chapters

    "Is Vajrayogini a feminist? A Tantric Buddhist Case Study?" In Alf Hiltebeitel and Kathleen M. Erndl, eds., Is the Goddess a Feminist? The Politics of South Asian Goddesses, pp. 166-80. New York: New York University Press, 2000.

    "Worship of Women in Tantric Buddhism: Male Is to Female as Devotee Is to Goddess." In Karen L. King, ed., Women and Goddess Traditions, pp. 111-36. Minneapolis, Minn.: Fortress Press, 1997.

    "An Ecstatic Song by Laksminkara." In Janice D. Willis, ed., Feminine Ground, pp. 52-56. Ithaca, N.Y.: Snow Lion Pub., 1989.