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Buddhist Education

Alicia Turner

in Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839376
eISBN:
9780824869571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839376.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines how education became a place of miscommunication and mistaken identity across the colonial divide. For centuries prior to the arrival of British colonialism, Burmese boys had ... More


Conclusion

Alicia Turner

in Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839376
eISBN:
9780824869571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839376.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This conclusion returns to the three themes explored throughout the book: the ongoing and labile tradition of sāsana reform, multiple modes of collective identity, and religion as locus of conflict. ... More


Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma

Alicia Turner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839376
eISBN:
9780824869571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839376.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book explores the dissonance between the goals of the colonial state and the Buddhist worldview that animated Burmese Buddhism at the turn of the twentieth century. For many Burmese, the ... More


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