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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (2): 546–551.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Jack Meng-Tat Chia In the second part, which has two chapters, Kim devotes a chapter each to the discourses of Buddhist governmentality and propagation. Chapter 5 discusses Buddhist governmentality by investigating the establishment of the great head temple ( ch'ong ponsa ) as the headquarters...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 977–982.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Brooke Schedneck The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma . By Ward Keeler . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2017 . xvi, 333 pp. ISBN: 9780824865948 (cloth). Gender and the Path to Awakening: Hidden Histories of Nuns in Modern Thai Buddhism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 193–194.
Published: 01 February 1996
...John S. Strong Buddhist Saints in India: A Study in Buddhist Values and Orientations . By Reginald A. Ray . New York : Oxford University Press , 1994 . xviii, 508 pp. $49.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1996 1996 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 193...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Bonnie Cheng Chinese Steles: Pre-Buddhist and Buddhist Use of a Symbolic Form . Edited by Dorothy C. Wong . Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press , 2004 . xviii, 226 pp. $50.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 180 T H E J O U R N A L O F A S I A N S T...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (2): 359–362.
Published: 01 February 1984
...Deborah Klimburg-Salter Buddhist Wall Painting of Ladakh . Text by Charles Genoud ; photographs by Takao Inoue . Translated by Tom Tillemans . Geneva : Edition Olizane , 1981 . 116 pp. and 280 Color Plates. Glossary, Notes, Bibliography. $67.95. A Buddhist Paradise: The Murals...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (2): 334–335.
Published: 01 February 1974
...A. Thomas Kirsch Buddhist Monk, Buddhist Layman: A Study of Urban Monastic Organization in Central Thailand . By Jane Bunnag . Cambridge : University Press , 1973 . xii, 219 pp. Illustrations, Bibliography, Index. $16.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1974...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 28 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 November 1968
... studies and to do new studies that will help us better to understand what has been happening to China and to its changing rural economy. BERNARD GALLIN Michigan State University Chinese Buddhist Monasteries: Their Plan and Its Function as a Setting for Buddhist Monastic Life. BY J. PRIP-MOLLER. Hong Kong...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (4): 531–532.
Published: 01 August 1961
...A. Bharati; L. Hurvitz Mudrā: A Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculpture . By E. Dale Saunders . Bollingen Series LVIII. New York : Pantheon Books , 1960 , xxiii, 296 . Text, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, Index. $7.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 1144–1146.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jason A. Carbine Buddhist Dynamics in Premodern and Early Modern Southeast Asia . Edited by D. Christian Lammerts . Singapore : ISEAS Publishing , 2015 . x, 440 pp. ISBN: 9789814519069 (paper, also available as e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 1102–1103.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Mark Aldenderfer Seeing into Stone: Pre-Buddhist Petroglyphs and Zangskar's Early Inhabitants . By Rob Linrothe . Berlin : Studio Orientalia , 2016 . xx, 218 pp., DVD. ISBN: 978819245028 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2017  2017 Rob...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (2): 542–543.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Hillary K. Crane Passing the Light: The Incense Light Community and Buddhist Nuns in Contemporary Taiwan . By Chün-fangYü . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2013 . ix, 243 pp. $57.00 (cloth); $29.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2014  2014...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (2): 419–445.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to earlier iconographic traditions, these paintings employed empirical modes of representation unprecedented in Tibetan Buddhist paintings, revealing a close connection to the Dalai Lama's prior travels. This essay traces how these “modernized” renditions were incorporated into an existing pictorial template...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (1): 222–223.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Luke Schmidt This work is of great value to students and scholars within not only the area study of Southeast Asia but also Asian studies because it a well-written and concise introduction to Isan culture and the role of Theravada Buddhist images and ritual practice within the region. Scholars...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 304–306.
Published: 01 February 1967
...Richard B. Mather Japanese-English Buddhist Dictionary . Japan : Daito Publishing Co. , 1965 . xv, 383 pp. $30.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1967 1967 304 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES chinery; mining and metallurgy, engineering and handicrafts. It lists...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (2): 253–254.
Published: 01 February 1958
...Kenneth Morgan Mysticism: Christian and Buddhist . By Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki , ed. by Ruth Nanda Anshen . New York : Harper , 1957 . xix, 214 . Appendices. $3.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1958 1958 BOOK REVIEWS 253 the reviewer, obliged to cover...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1956) 16 (1): 163–164.
Published: 01 November 1956
...Leon Hurvitz Buddhist Meditation . By Edward Conze . New York : Macmillan , 1956 , 183 . $3.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1956 1956 BOOK REVIEWS 163 the fact that the Sunyavada can deal with the most conflicting theories, but chiefly on what Murti calls...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1189–1191.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that Buddhism's polysemous role in society has allowed it to be used as a resource in resisting the state, too. Within an overview of forms of resistance since colonial times, Schober focuses on Aung San Suu Kyi and other recent activists to show ways people have aligned Buddhist doctrine to democratic ideals...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1140–1141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of this area, while also showing the importance of patronage in Buddhist affairs. Part 2 takes up the themes raised in the previous chapters, but centers on the manuscript itself. The authors' technique of contextualizing the translation with analysis opens the door to an adventure in the tenth-century...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 244–245.
Published: 01 February 2010
... and demonstrates the author's erudition in this area. The subsequent chapter on metaphysics is probably the weakest in the volume, as the author's understanding of Buddhist metaphysics seems limited, based on several outdated sources, and his presentation of the Madhyamaka and Abhidharma is scanty and muddled...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 226–228.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... Makley is careful to limit her analysis to Labrang and not to apply it to all Tibetans living in the PRC. Indeed, in contemporary central Tibet, for example, the expression Apa Gongjia is unknown, and female pilgrims actually enter most inner sanctums. Some key Buddhist conceptualizations, however...