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Morality and monastic revival in post-Mao Tibet

Author: Jane E Caple
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2019]
Series: Contemporary Buddhism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The speed and extent of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic revival make it one of the most extraordinary stories of religious resurgence in post-Mao China. At the end of the 1970s, there were no working monasteries; within a decade, thousands had been reconstructed and repopulated. Most studies have focused on the political challenges facing Tibetan monasteries, emphasizing their relationship to the Chinese state. Yet,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane E Caple
ISBN: 9780824869847 0824869842
OCLC Number: 1049576305
Description: xi, 218 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Monastic revival : a social and moral reordering --
Monastic reform : the path to "self-sufficiency" --
Monastic tourism : defining value --
Monastic development in morally troubled times --
Monastic recruitment and retention --
The future of mass monasticism --
Seeing beyond the state.
Series Title: Contemporary Buddhism.
Responsibility: Jane E. Caple.

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The speed and extent of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic revival make it one of the most extraordinary stories of religious resurgence in post-Mao China. Drawing on the recent ""moral turn"" in  Read more...

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