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Indian Buddhist concepts of normative and deviant bodies: can ancient sexual mores be reconciled with modern sensibilities?
journal contributionposted on 2019-01-01, 00:00 authored by John PowersJohn Powers
© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. José Cabezón’s Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism is the most comprehensive study to date of early Indian Buddhist notions of sexuality and gender. This article is a response to Cabezón’s work that critiques some of his ideas and raises further questions for research into this still nascent field.