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Book: The Gathering

Chapter: Many Years Later: The Great Immensity

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44567


Darshani, the young novice, is upset with this ending. Why did the women stay, given the rules attached? Why not leave and create a community of their own without the Buddha, without the men? Vimala tells Darshani the end of the Markandeya story.

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