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Buddhist World of Southeast Asia.

By: Series: SUNY Series in Religious StudiesPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2010Copyright date: ©2010Description: 1 online resource (322 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781438432526
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Buddhist World of Southeast AsiaDDC classification:
  • 294.3/370959
LOC classification:
  • BQ410 -- .S93 2010eb
Online resources:
Contents:
The Buddhist World of Southeast Asia -- The Buddhist World of Southeast Asia -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: The Popular Tradition -- Ideal Action -- Ritual Occasions, Merit, and the Appropriation of Power -- Festivals -- Rites of Passage -- Part II: Buddhism and the State -- Asoka, the Exemplary Buddhist Ruler -- Kings and Cosmology -- The Cosmological Schemeof the Three Worlds -- The Buddha as Cosmocrator -- Modern Nationalism and Buddhism -- Part III: Buddhism and Modernization -- The Changing Role of the Monk -- Reforming the Tradition -- The Changing Role of the Laity -- Women and Buddhism -- Buddhism and the West -- Postscript -- Appendix 1 Sigālaka Sutta: Code of Lay Ethics -- Appendix 2 Borobudur -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Ebrary Ebrary Afghanistan Available EBKAF-N00042847
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Ebrary Ebrary Egypt Available
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Ebrary Ebrary Nepal Available EBKNP-N00042847
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The Buddhist World of Southeast Asia -- The Buddhist World of Southeast Asia -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: The Popular Tradition -- Ideal Action -- Ritual Occasions, Merit, and the Appropriation of Power -- Festivals -- Rites of Passage -- Part II: Buddhism and the State -- Asoka, the Exemplary Buddhist Ruler -- Kings and Cosmology -- The Cosmological Schemeof the Three Worlds -- The Buddha as Cosmocrator -- Modern Nationalism and Buddhism -- Part III: Buddhism and Modernization -- The Changing Role of the Monk -- Reforming the Tradition -- The Changing Role of the Laity -- Women and Buddhism -- Buddhism and the West -- Postscript -- Appendix 1 Sigālaka Sutta: Code of Lay Ethics -- Appendix 2 Borobudur -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.

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