Can you help me understand this History question?
The Buddha was known to have said that if women had been allowed into the Sangha from the start, the impact of the Dharma would have only lasted half as long. What do you think he meant by this? Do you think the Buddha was against women, or were there other factors that the Buddha was addressing?
– using couple quotes from the book, Buddhism Workbook. REL S 338: Student Workbook, (2nd Edition) 2018. pages
Ohnuma, Reiko. “Woman, Bodhisattva, and Buddha”. In Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Spring, 2001), pp. 63-83.
Hanh pp. 94-104.
– one journal article from the website, https://www.jstor.org
– Chicago style
At least 500 words