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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 214–221.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Charles B. Jones Duke University Press 2007 Marketing Buddhism in the United States of America: Elite Buddhism and the Formation of Religious Pluralism Charles...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 83–96.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Janet Gyatso Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 - The Authority of Empiricism and the Empiricism of Authority: Medicine and Buddhism in Tibet on the Eve of Modernity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 264–281.
Published: 01 August 2019
... . A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation . Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books , 1973 . Hindu . “ One Hundred Sixty Harijans Embrace Buddhism .” December 7 , 1981 . Indian Express . “ Avadi a Far Cry from Meenakshipuram .” November 28 , 1981 . Indian Express . “ Police-Thevar...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 186–202.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Judith Snodgrass Duke University Press 2007 Defi ning Modern Buddhism: Mr. and Mrs. Rhys Davids and the Pa¯li Text Society Judith Snodgrass arly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 463–478.
Published: 01 August 2007
... known of the bulk the form that texts These Turfan. near and in places cult various in and cave Dunhuang the in mostly territory, Chinese the in discovered texts who deciphered Sogdian Iranologists Grenet Frantz Hinduism and Manichaeism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, China...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2023
... for Tibetan-led Buddhism in India. While previously an independent kingdom, Ladakh has been dubbed “Little Tibet” because of its close geographical, political, cultural, and religious association with the central Tibetan empire. Ladakhis themselves promote the region as “Little Tibet” and the “last Shangri-la...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Kashyap and his role in creating the state-sponsored institute, the symbolism of cultural revival it represented, and the excitement it generated in international Buddhism, attracting monks and lay students from around the Buddhist world. The article also discusses the institute's links to China and its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 43–60.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Douglas Ober; Padma Dorje Maitland Abstract During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Buddhism became deeply embedded in an array of social and political debates taking place across India. The unique history of Buddhism in India and of its spread across Asia offered a model of ideological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 306–321.
Published: 01 August 2009
... will bring about an international transformation. In short, hegemony serves a universal good. A similar claim has been made about the ancient international system of South Asia. The claim here is that the rule of Asoka—the Indian ruler credited with spreading Buddhism and nonviolence to the rest of the world...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2023
... across national, ethnic, religious, linguistic, and doctrinal lines. douglas.ober@ubc.ca david.geary@ubc.ca Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 homelands and diasporas modern India Buddhism material culture heritage This special section of Comparative Studies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 August 2021
.../Myanmar translation misunderstanding publics evangelism Christianity Buddhism How to preach the gospel in Myanmar? This was the topic of a seminar held one afternoon in September 2016 at a small Pentecostal church I call New Life, housed on the top floor of a skinny apartment building above...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2007
... about 1775, the European scholars who directly studied Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, and other Asian religions in Asia itself were almost all Catholic mission- aries, many of them Jesuits.1 After this date, secular scholarly administrators stationed in Asian countries...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., yogic to Indian equivalent less were more that or principle”—practices of vital the “feeding and the respiration” “embryonic termed centurythird A.D. But the Taoist ofChina the time had already been experimenting whatwith it the in Buddhism, with along state, unsophisticated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 222–223.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., , L’Harmattan, 2001 L’Harmattan, more recentIn Buddhism in Taiwan: Religion and the and inTaiwan:Buddhism Religion The View from Mars Hill...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., localized from India in waves, begin- the congregations, visit the markaz, and travel ning with Hinduism, Mahayana Buddhism, and to the central markaz in Yala. In Yala, the global- then Islam and Theravada Buddhism. Especially ized character of the Tablighi Jama’at movement Islam and Theravada...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 403–408.
Published: 01 December 2013
... social life in general. The book testifies to the important role that the Dalit critique has played—and continues to play—in the renewal of the idea of research. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Bronkhorst Johannes . Buddhism in the Shadow of Brahmanism . Leiden : Brill...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of Andhra Pradesh but also to participate in a boom in state-sponsored religious monuments across India. cathbeck@uic.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Telangana Buddhism stupa Nagarjunakonda Amaravati Standing in the entrance plaza at the Sri Parvata Arama, also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Among the many narratives gifted by the colonial excavations of subcontinental pasts, one is the flight of Buddhism from “India” eastward. For the colonial imagination, Islam's violent incursion into the subcontinent in the early eighth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 34–41.
Published: 01 May 1992
... by the alien foe, the Ruler called pendent identity, long before Bengali, Hindi, Urdu or together laymen endowed with good memory any of the other Indian vernaculars. and with knowledge, pious, well instructed, free Buddhism, which came to the island around the from indolence, and skilled...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 310–325.
Published: 01 August 2008
... to designate the oldest extant popu- the subjects of that historiography (upper-caste lation of the Indian subcontinent that did not Hindu males) made the legitimacy of those sub- convert to Buddhism, Islam, or Christianity.19 13. Amiya P. Sen, Swami Vivekananda (New Delhi: Ox- 17. Bankim’s first novel...