Puget Sound English Department

September 17, 2009

A Novel About Buddha’s Wife

Filed under: International,Literature,Publishing — O. @ 9:29 pm

zenGabriel Constans has published a novel called Buddha’s Wife, and it has received critical acclaim already:

“Buddha’s Wife tells a fascinating story, little known in the west, about the woman whom Buddha left behind. Gabriel Constans focuses the reader’s attention on the strong and complicated women who surrounded Buddha and makes us re-think the nature of spiritual life.”
Chitra Divakaruni, international best-selling author and American Book Award winner, whose books include Mistress of Spices, Sister of My Heart and Palace of Illusions.

“This book is an awesome read, insightful, woman loving – a challenge to all spiritual seekers to rethink, re-vise, and dream anew.”
bell hooks, professor, activist and author of national bestseller all about love.

The quotations are taken from the site. . .


The novel is published by Robert D. Reed Publishers in Bandon, Oregon, and the ISBN is  978-1-934759-29-5.

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