Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824866488
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 05/31/2017
Series: Contemporary Buddhism Series
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

Note on Languages, Pronunciation, and Names xiii

Abbreviations xvii

Introduction: Buddhism and Monastic Education, within and across Borders in the New Millennium 1

Part 1 Shaping Buddhist Lives in Sipsongpanna

Chapter 1 Local Monks in Sipsongpanna 27

Chapter 2 Fortune-Telling and False Monks: Defining and Governing Religion 52

Chapter 3 Monks on the Move: Dai-Lue Monastic Networks 79

Part 2 Educating The Monks of Sipsongpanna

Chapter 4 Learning to Read in Village Temples and Chinese Public Schools 105

Chapter 5 The Fragility of Autonomy: Curricular Education at Dhamma Schools 127

Chapter 6 Transnational Buddhist Education and the Limits of the Buddhist Ethnoscape 152

Afterword 172

Notes 177

Glossary 189

References 193

Index 203

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