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Soma Sutta: Sister Soma gets the better of Mara — what difference does being a woman make in Buddhism? None - Buddha Weekly: Buddhist Practices, Mindfulness, Meditation
The short and pithy Sutta of Sister Soma (Soma Sutra) stands as one of the clearest (and most unequivocal) illustrations of Buddha’s teachings on the equality of women. Of course, Buddha directly told the Sangha that women are the equal of men in spiritual attainments in an even more direct way: “Women, Ananda, having gone…