Bandon, OR (PressExposure) August 25, 2009 -- /1888PressRelease/ Buddhaâs Wife tells a fascinating story, little known in the west, about the woman whom Buddha left behind. Gabriel Constans focuses the readerâs 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, 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.
Mr. Constans novel is very easy to read and so smooth that I did not realize how far I had gotten until I looked at the page number.
-Coffee Table Romance
In a similar vein to Marion Zimmer Bradleyâs Mists of Avalon, Buddhaâs Wife retells an important story from the point of view of the women of that story. One of the best books Iâve read this year. -Todd Mayville, The Elephant Journal