The Buddhist monastery : a cross-cultural survey (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The Buddhist monastery : a cross-cultural survey Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Buddhist monastery : a cross-cultural survey

Author: Pierre Pichard; F Lagirarde; École française d'Extrême-Orient.
Publisher: Chiang Mai, Thailand : Silkworm Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This is the only comprehensive study presenting a clear geographical and historical overview of Buddhist monasteries throughout Asia, especially Southeast Asia, and particularly in Thailand. Designed to provide a precise description of the architectural, social and religious organization of places of worship and monastic residence, The Buddhist Monastery is an essential work of reference for both students and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Pichard; F Lagirarde; École française d'Extrême-Orient.
ISBN: 9786162150685 6162150682
OCLC Number: 862150801
Notes: Based on presentations at a workshop at the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre, Bangkok, Nov. 8-10, 1999.
"This book is a result of an international research program conducted by the Bangkok branch of the École française d'Extrême-Orient between 1997 and 2003"--Page 4 of cover.
Previously published in 2003 in Paris, France, by École française d'extrême-orient.
École française d'extrême-orient, Paris, France, partially funded this publication.
Description: 442 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 28 cm
Contents: India : Buddhist archaeological sites --
India : Indian Buddhism in the 7th century --
Sri Lanka --
Burma --
Thailand, Laos, Cambodia --
Thailand 1997 --
Thailand : stūpa-museums in north and northeast Thailand --
Nepal --
Bhutan --
Tibet --
China : location of listed monasteries --
China (southern Mongolia) : largest monasteries of southern Mongolia --
Korea --
Korea : Buddhist followers and listed traditional temples in each province --
Japan. Introduction / Pierre Pichard and François Lagirarde --
Indian Buddhist monasteries / Pierre Pichard --
The Buddhist monastic architectural tradition of Sri Lanka / Ashley de Vos --
Ancient Burmese monasteries / Pierre Pichard --
The monastic unity: a contemporary Burmese artefact? / François Robinne --
The Thai monastery / Pierre Pichard --
Monastic architecture in northeastern Thailand / Thada Sutthitham --
Isan sims: ordination halls in northeast Thailand / Wiroj Srisuro --
Devotional diversification in Thai monasteries: the worship of the Fat Monk / François Lagirarde --
A new phenomenon in Thai monasteries: the stūpa-museum / Louis Gabaude --
The earliest Lao Buddhist monasteries according to philological and epigraphic sources / Michel Lorillard --
Yaśovarman's āśrama in Angkor / Christophe Pottier --
About Khmer monasteries: organization and symbolism / Olivier de Bernon --
Hiraṇyavarṇa Mahāvihāra: a unique Newar Buddhist monastery / Min Bahadur Shakya --
The monasteries in Dolpo, north-west Nepal: from the monastery to the village temple: a historical perspective / Corneille Jest --
Dzongs and gompas in Bhutan / Karma Wangchuk --
Buddhist monasteries in Tibet / Françoise Pommaret --
The physical Buddhist monastery in China / Isabelle Charleux and Vincent Goossaert --
Buddhist monasteries in southern Mongolia / Isabelle Charleux --
Buddhist monasteries in Korea / Kim Dong-uk --
The formation and evolution of Buddhist monasteries in Japan : excerpts from a conference at the Collège de France, Paris 1981 / Hiraoka Jōkai ; translated from Japanese by Frédérick Girard.
Responsibility: edited by Pierre Pichard and François Lagirarde.

Abstract:

"This is the only comprehensive study presenting a clear geographical and historical overview of Buddhist monasteries throughout Asia, especially Southeast Asia, and particularly in Thailand. Designed to provide a precise description of the architectural, social and religious organization of places of worship and monastic residence, The Buddhist Monastery is an essential work of reference for both students and scholars"--Page 4 of cover.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.