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The Life and Times of Sera Khandro

Sarah H. Jacoby

in Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147682
eISBN:
9780231519533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147682.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents Sera Khandro's description of her everyday life from 1892 to 1940. It begins with her description of Lhasa, her home town, as the cosmopolitan center of Tibetan political and ... More


Dissensus by Design

in Discipline and Debate: The Language of Violence in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520269460
eISBN:
9780520952010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269460.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the Sera Monastery in India and provides a context for appreciating debate's ritualized violence and mimetic power. It shows that at Sera Monastery, debate's drama, where the ... More


Affected Signs, Sincere Subjects

in Discipline and Debate: The Language of Violence in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520269460
eISBN:
9780520952010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269460.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the current discussions and tensions among Tibetans over how to produce monks. Disciplinary practices such as reprimand and corporal punishment are being reassessed by Tibetans ... More


Conclusion: The Liberal Subject, in Pieces

in Discipline and Debate: The Language of Violence in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520269460
eISBN:
9780520952010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269460.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the following question: How liberal is this liberal subject that encroaches on Sera, an Indian avatar of a fifteenth-century Tibetan monastery, and sweeps through the Institute ... More


Introduction: Liberal Sympathies

in Discipline and Debate: The Language of Violence in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520269460
eISBN:
9780520952010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269460.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses the ambivalence towards the Dalai Lama's Dharamsala-based reforms—reforms that often aspire to liberal-democratic ideals. It considers the implications of these ... More


Public Reprimand Is Serious Theatre

in Discipline and Debate: The Language of Violence in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520269460
eISBN:
9780520952010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269460.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on one key disciplinary practice at Sera Monastery, the disciplinarian's “public reprimand.” It examines how this disciplinary practice can be pedagogical by way of its semiotic ... More


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