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Indigenous Insurgents and Rioting Ryots

Rahul Rao

in Third World Protest: Between Home and the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199560370
eISBN:
9780191721694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560370.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The chapter considers the articulation of class and national consciousness in the protest sensibilities of two contemporary movements of ‘anti‐globalization’ protest—the Zapatistas in Mexico and the ... More


The Basic Teachings

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Hrdaya describes how after his enlightenment the Buddha was nourished by two traveling merchants, traveled to Benares to preach his first sermon to the former five companions, and there established ... More


Handsome Nanda

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Original details and interwoven plot textures extend the story of Nanda, begun in the last chapter. Siddhārtha spent his youth with Nanda; Nanda leaves home to greet his much‐beloved cousin. Once ... More


The Great Lay Disciple

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter highlights Anāthapindaka, one of the greatest lay disciples of the Buddha. One feature of this chapter is the first ideal the Buddha taught to householders: making dāna offerings to the ... More


Twelve Years of Itinerant Preaching

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter moves the Buddha's life forward through more of the standard incidents associated with important doctrinal sermons. It begins with the Buddha's last visit to King Shuddhodana, who is on ... More


The Monastery Built by Vishākhā

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter begins with famous sangha events: the history of the monastic code, the Vinaya; the appointment of a personal monk attendant, his cousin Ānanda, for the middle‐aged Buddha; and an ... More


Devadatta's Sacrilege

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The chapter begins with famous biographical incidents: the teaching death's universality to a mother and the pacification of a bandit, Angulimāla. Chittadhar recounts villainous acts toward the ... More


Entry into Nirvāṇa

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The concluding chapter of Sugata Saurabha describes the Buddha's last visits with his disciples in different notable places. Versions of his last sermons are redacted, ending with the events leading ... More


Jains and Jainism in Patan

John E. Cort

in Jains in the World: Religious Values and Ideology in India

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195132342
eISBN:
9780199834112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132343.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Gives a historical overview of Jainism in Gujarat, and in particular in the city of Patan, which was the medieval capital of the Caulukya dynasty. For the Jains, the most important king of this ... More


 The Commencement of the Relic Shrine

Stephen C. Berkwitz

in The History of the Buddha's Relic Shrine: A Translation of the Sinhala Thūpavaṃsa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195301397
eISBN:
9780199785100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301397.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter presents an English translation of the Sinhala Thūpavaṃsa, focusing on Duṭugämuṇu's plan to build a large monastic residence for the Sangha and the Relic Shrine of Golden Garlands (Pāli: ... More


Placements: The Geographical and Social Locations of the Mareotic Group

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

It is easy to configure the Mareotic group in the light of later Christian monasteries, and become blind to the evidence that Philo provides in his text. For Philo and for others in the Graeco-Roman ... More


Conclusion: Social Relations and the Aesthetics of Emotion

Jeffrey Samuels

in Attracting the Heart: Social Relations and the Aesthetics of Emotion in Sri Lankan Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833855
eISBN:
9780824870041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833855.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This concluding chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It suggests that if we are to take seriously the connection that exists between emotion, volition, ... More


An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

Lars Fogelin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199948215
eISBN:
9780190234157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948215.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book provides a survey of Indian Buddhism from its origins in the sixth century BCE, through its ascendance in the first millennium CE, and its eventual decline in mainland South Asia by the ... More


Preliminaries

Romila Thapar

in From Lineage to State: Social Formations of the Mid-First Millenium BC in the Ganga Valley

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195626759
eISBN:
9780199080656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195626759.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the various available theories on the nature and formation of the early states in India such as Oriental Despotism and the Asiatic Mode of Production. It also looks at the ... More


Buddhist Women and Teaching Authority

Rita M. Gross

in A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The primary feminist criticism of Buddhism is that, most often, dharma teachers are men. Feminists have responded with two solutions to this problem. One obvious solution would be to make structural ... More


The Choices and the Roads Taken

Mushirul Hasan

in Moderate or Militant: Images of India's Muslims

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695311
eISBN:
9780199081509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695311.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter uses the recommendations of the government-appointed Sachar Committee to debate aspects of minority rights. “Majority” and “minority” are not unified, exclusive, or antagonistic ... More


Local Monks in Sipsongpannā

Thomas A. Borchert

in Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the conditions of Buddhism within Sipsongpannā. It describes the religious field of Sipsongpannā, aspects of village Buddhism, the monastic careers of Dai-lue men and the ... More


Fortune-Telling and False Monks: Defining and Governing Religion

Thomas A. Borchert

in Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the politics of religion in Yunnan and Sipsongpannā. The first part of the chapter analyzes and describes the official discourse on religion in China and the institutions for ... More


Discretionary Attachments: Monks and Their Social Relations

Ward Keeler

in The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824865948
eISBN:
9780824876944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865948.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Focusing specifically on the tenor of the social relations to be observed among monks and novices in the monastery described in Chapter Two, this chapter describes the fairly attenuated degree of ... More


Prelude to Ava

Michael A. Aung-Thwin

in Myanmar in the Fifteenth Century: A Tale of Two Kingdoms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867836
eISBN:
9780824875688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867836.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The immediate cause for the rise of Ava was the decline of the kingdom of Pagan. Yet, decline in this case only meant dis-integration as a kingdom—it only lost its integrative power. Neither the ... More


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