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Passage from India

Robert DeCaroli

in Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Ultimately, I identify Buddhism's co‐opting and absorption of local spirit‐religions as a crucial component of Buddhist expansion both within and outside of India. The case of Buddhist expansion into ... More


The Empire Strikes Back: The 1911 IFA Shield and Football in Calcutta

Ronojoy Sen

in Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

How sport and football in Bengal played directly into anti-colonial agitation and nationalism.


Burma: A Fine Mist, or a Cave in the Woods

J. L. Cassaniti

in Remembering the Present: Mindfulness in Buddhist Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707995
eISBN:
9781501714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707995.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter moves the narrative to Myanmar (Burma) where, through the popularization efforts of Mahasi Sayadaw, Ledi Sayadaw and others, many of the international mindfulness movements have ... More


A Million Salutes: India’s Mohammedan Sporting Club1

Ronojoy Sen

in Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092063
eISBN:
9780199082872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092063.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The victory of the Calcutta football club, Mohun Bagan, over an all-white British regimental team in the final of the 1911 IFA Shield, the premier football tournament in India at the time, is justly ... More


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