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The religion of Falun Gong

Author: Benjamin Penny
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. ; London, U.K. : The University of Chicago Press, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides the first serious examination of Falun Gong teachings and how those teachings relate to earlier Chinese religious ideas and contemporary society.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Penny
ISBN: 9780226655017 0226655016
OCLC Number: 748290759
Description: xiii, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: What is Falun Gong? --
The history of Falun Gong, 1992-99 --
The lives of Master Li --
Spiritual anatomy, cosmos, and history --
Cultivation --
Steps to consummation --
Epilogue: Transformations.
Responsibility: Benjamin Penny.

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In July 1999, a mere seven years after the founding of the religious movement known as Falun Gong, the Chinese government banned it. This title offers an examination of Falun Gong teachings. It  Read more...

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