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Buddhism in Asia: Revival and Reinvention

By: Nayanjot Lahiri & Upinder Singh (Eds)

Price: $53.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2016

Seller ID: 1200625

ISBN: 9789350981160

Condition: New


The Birth of Buddhism goes back to the sixth century BCE and, over the centuries, there has been considerable variety as well as considerable change in its doctrines, practices and propagation across the different parts of Asia. This volume showcases the expansion in the religion's contours and popularity in Asia in modern times. Focusing on India, Sri Lanka and China, the essays in the book highlight the cross-fertilization between Buddhism and contemporary discourses which makes the phenomenon of Buddhist revival in Asia unambiguously modern. They also show how this resurgence assumed a grea... View more info