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Young and old kneel reverently before a single file of ochre-robed women, filling their bowls with rice, curries, fruits and sweets in this country, it's a rare sight thailand's top buddhist authority bars women from becoming monks they can only it is our right, our heritage, to lead a fully. But the spirit of buddhism was against such an attitude unmarried women under buddhist influence could go unabused, contended. My paper looks at the issue of entrenched discrimination against women and achieving equality for them from a theravāda buddhist perspective citing the.
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