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Choice for a Chinese Woman: Enlightenment in a Buddhist Convent

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A mong the few videos concerning Chinese religions is this 1993 German production. But rather than illustrate Chinese Buddhism, it provides a muddled and biased depiction of events in the life of one thirteen-yearold girl, and attempts, unsuccessfully, to convince us that
such girls enter convents only when driven to do so by intolerable social oppression.

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