The Buddhist art of living in Nepal: ethical practice and religious reform

Seeing things as they are -- "A garden of every kind of people": newar Buddhists in Hindu Nepal -- Buddhist modernism and the revival of "pure Buddhism" -- What makes a Theravada Buddhist? -- Becoming "pure Buddhist" (Part 1): practices of personhood -- Becoming "p...

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Main Authors: Leve, Lauren G. 1968-; Lauren (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: London New York Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2017
Series/Journal:Routledge critical studies in Buddhism
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Nepal / Buddhism / Theravada
B Nepal / Newar / Buddhism
B Katmandu / Theravada
Further subjects:B Theravāda Buddhism Nepal
B Religious life Theravāda Buddhism
B Buddhist ethics
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Summary:Seeing things as they are -- "A garden of every kind of people": newar Buddhists in Hindu Nepal -- Buddhist modernism and the revival of "pure Buddhism" -- What makes a Theravada Buddhist? -- Becoming "pure Buddhist" (Part 1): practices of personhood -- Becoming "pure Buddhist" (Part 2): Vipassana meditation and the Theravada care of the self -- The best Dharma for today: post-Protestant Buddhism in neoliberal Nepal -- Conclusion: The Buddhist art of living, in Nepal and elsewhere
Item Description:Ressource lag 2016 vor
ISBN:0415617340