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Chuk Mor: Scripting Malaysia’s Chinese Buddhism

Jack Meng-Tat Chia

in Monks in Motion: Buddhism and Modernity Across the South China Sea

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190090975
eISBN:
9780190091002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090975.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 2 examines the transnational life and career of Chuk Mor during the second half of the twentieth century. The chapter argues that Chuk Mor redefined the basis of “being Buddhist” in Malaysia ... More


Migrants, Monks, and Monasteries

Jack Meng-Tat Chia

in Monks in Motion: Buddhism and Modernity Across the South China Sea

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190090975
eISBN:
9780190091002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090975.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 1 provides the historical background to Chinese migration and the spread of Buddhism to maritime Southeast Asia between the nineteenth century and the 1940s to set the stage for the ... More


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