Northwestern Events Calendar

Feb
8
2016

"Maya's Death The Buddha's Mother Then and Now..."

Maya and the conception of Buddha: 12th c. Mural at Mangyu, Ladakh

When: Monday, February 8, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM  

Where: John Evans Center, 1800 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Rossitza Guenkova-Fernandez   847.491.3611

Group: Religious Studies Department

Category: Academic

Description:

By Kim Gutschow, lecturer, Department of Anthropology/Sociaology and Religion, Williams College

A talk juxtaposing Buddhist narratives of the birth of the Buddha wtih contemporary obstetrical practices and conceptions of impurity associated with childbirth in Ladakh, Western Himalayas.

Sponsors: Buddhist Women and Teh Western Himalayas, Supported by a Mellon Cluster Programming Grant, The Department of Religious Studies, and The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures.

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