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Meditation in modern Buddhism : renunciation and change in Thai monastic life

Author: Joanna Cook
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This ethnographic account of a thriving Northern Thai monastery examines meditation in detail, and explores the subjective signification of monastic duties and ascetic practices. Focusing on the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Cook
ISBN: 1107660556 9780521119382 0521119383 9781107660557
OCLC Number: 915643137
Description: IX, 214 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1. Meditation and monasticism: making the ascetic self in Thailand; 2. Sectarianism, centralization and the propagation of meditation; 3. The monastic community: duty and structure; 4. Meditation as ethical imperative; 5. Language and meditation; 6. Monastic duty, mindfulness and cognitive space; 7. Money, mae chee and reciprocity; 8. Hierarchy, gender and mindfulness; 9. Monasticization and the ascetic interiority of non-self; Appendix. Ordination transcript for an eight-precept nun (mae chee); Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Joanna Cook.

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'This is an engaging, inspiring, and thought-provoking ethnography and phenomenology of Buddhist insight meditation in contemporary Thailand. Using her own experience as a 'nun' (mae chee) as well as Read more...

 
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