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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 (2023) 43 (1): 43–60.
Published: 01 May 2023
... and construction of several “Hindu-Buddhist” temples constructed in the 1930s by the Birla family that sought to construct a vision of India as a Hindu nation. A close examination of these sites reveals the wider dynamics underlining the transformation of modern Buddhism in India and, by extension, modern Hinduism...
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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 (2023) 43 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 May 2023
... . Ober Douglas F. “ From Buddha Bones to Bo Trees: Nehruvian India, Buddhism, and the Poetics of Power, 1947–1956 .” Modern Asian Studies 53 , no. 4 ( 2019 ): 1312 – 50 . Ober Douglas F. “ ‘Like Embers Hidden in Ashes, or Jewels Encrusted in Stone’: Rāhul Sāṅkṛtyāyan, Dharmānand...
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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 (2023) 43 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of Tibetan Buddhism, Ladakh is famous for its well-preserved culture and traditions. This land of thousand [ sic ] monasteries will take you deep inside its history and the mysticism revolving around almost everything. . . . We will take you into the depths of rural Ladakh, where modernization is still...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., “Languages of Pyidawtha.” 44. Ikeya, “Modern Burmese Woman” ; Keeler, “Shifting Transversals.” 45. Prasse-Freeman, “Grassroots Protest Movements,” 75 . 46. Elisha, “Proximations of Public Religion,” 75 . 47. Walton, Buddhism, Politics, and Political Thought , 44 . 48...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2007
... in tions among various sects of Indian gentiles made the modern sense of a major religion, includ- it impossible for them to share a single religious ing not only Christianity, Judaism, and Islam but emblem. Nobili says, “There are among these also Buddhism...
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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 (2019) 39 (2): 264–281.
Published: 01 August 2019
....” 4 Other scholars likewise suggest that Meenakshipuram's converts be understood as “little Ambedkars,” “product[s] of political and economic modernization” deploying individual “rights” and communal “plight,” 5 equating Ambedkar's Buddhism with Meenakshipuram's Islam in the disadvantaged's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 222–223.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Public Institutions; and Native Scholars,” Journal of Asian Studies, vol. and the editor of Japanese Studies (Routledge). She 65, no. 1 (2006). researches in the areas of Buddhism in the West, Buddhism and Asian modernity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... It is from very early times. Buddhism was introduced located in what is now Gansu province, near the there in the first century B.C. or a little earlier. geographical center of modern China. But from The sovereignty of the country changed hands the first to the eighth century...
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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 (2010) 30 (3): 644–659.
Published: 01 December 2010
... nity and millenarianism. Buddhism is no less an official identity than the version of Thai nationalism and modernization promulgated by the government (or monarchy, for that matter). Roman Catholicism, even with- out the formal, legal status that Buddhism en- joys in Thailand, is about...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 May 2023
... beyond Saving . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2017 . Dhingra Sonali . “ Archaeology, Pilgrimage, and Heritage: Modern Amaravati, 1900–2011 .” In Buddhism in Asia: Revival and Reinvention , edited by Lahiri Nayanjot and Singh Upinder , 115 – 46 . New Delhi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 310–325.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... In “Modern India,” Buddhism is instru- The conquest of India by England is not a con- 318 mental but not absolutely responsible for the quest by Jesus or the Bible as we are often asked decay of the kind of superior state of Vedic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2007
...) and pilgrims and modern society is fl awed for at least two reasons. forest monks (for Buddhism). Yet in the plains First, many elements of traditional society per- the expanding bureaucracies were instrumental sist, and the transition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 2023
... section, “Buddhist Homelands: Transregional Pathways,” that productively restages the encounter between Hinduism and Buddhism, on the one hand, and modernity and the nation-state on the other. In interrogating the concepts of homeland and diaspora, the section allows us to pay particular attention...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 184–195.
Published: 01 May 2019
... interprets India's past and the destruction of Buddhism in particular as constitutive of the violent power of the Brahmin as sovereign. With a rhetorical flourish and considerable conviction, and in contrast to Hindutva narratives of history and their focus on the oppressive nature of Muslim rule, Ambedkar...
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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...