What limitations are there in some buddhist settings

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How do different generations of Buddhist female teachers offer different things to their women students? What limitations are there in some Buddhist settings that may make some feel unwelcome? How does Boucher answer the question “Do women do it differently?” Why? -What do you think Boucher means by the “dance of gender” and why does she think it’s important to address?Week 6 Women in Confucianism and Daoism Terms: Yin/yang, K’ung Fu-tzu, ru, Pan Chao, Lessons For Women, Neo-Confucianism, footbinding, Dao Lao-tzi, Daode jing, sexual vampirism, adepts, Internal /External Alchemy, yin/yang in Daoism, abbesses, Mother Queen of the West-What are some of the arguments for or against Confucianism as a religion?-What is difference between Institutional and diffused religion? What are the four social settings of practice and how does this influence the definition of religion?-How did changes in the government impact the practice of Confucianism?-How do the 5 virtues and the 5 relationships influence the live of practitioners of Confucianism?-Who was Pan Chao and what did she do for women in Confucianism?-What impact did Neo-Confucianism have on women’s lives?-How did Daoist teaching impact women? What roles did women have in Daoism?
-What is the practice of Inner Alchemy and what are the 4 stages for women? What is the relationship with Yin/Yang in Inner Alchemy and how does it differ for women and men?Fisher, 128-155-What were the principles of behavior about relationships in “Book of Rites” and how did this relate to daily family life? -According to these teachings, what was status of women in family and their ideal role?- In her work “Lessons for Women” Pan Chao describes attributes women need to seek. What are they and how do they go about doing it? -What impact did Neo-Confucianism have on women’s status? How was this expressed? - How did Daoism develop? What roles have women played in Daoism? -What are the five visions of the female role in Daoism? What role do their bodies and sexuality play in women’s experience in Daoism? -Why do women need to “slay the dragon” and what are the four stages to the female internal alchemy? -Who is the Mother Empress of the west and what is her significance in Daoism? - What role did female adepts and teachers play in Daoism?WEEK 9 – Women in JudaismKnow the following terms:

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