Remembering the present: mindfulness in Buddhist Asia

"Explores the Buddhist concept of mindfulness and how it varies in the Buddhist cultures of three Southeast Asia cities in three countries: Chiang Mai, Thailand; Kandy, Sri Lanka; and Mandalay, Burma. The research is from the author's in-depth participant observation and fieldwork and incl...

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Main Author: Cassaniti, Julia
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Ithaca Cornell University Press 2018
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Chiang Mại / Kandy / Mandalay / Buddhism / Watchfulness
Further subjects:B Buddhism Customs and practices Thailand Chiang Mai
B Mindfulness (Psychology) Burma Mandalay
B Buddhism Customs and practices Burma Mandalay
B Buddhism Customs and practices Sri Lanka Kandy
B Mindfulness (Psychology) Sri Lanka Kandy
B Mindfulness (Psychology) Thailand Chiang Mai
B Meditation Theravāda Buddhism
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Summary:"Explores the Buddhist concept of mindfulness and how it varies in the Buddhist cultures of three Southeast Asia cities in three countries: Chiang Mai, Thailand; Kandy, Sri Lanka; and Mandalay, Burma. The research is from the author's in-depth participant observation and fieldwork and includes the experiences of over 600 monks, psychiatrists, students, and villagers in monasteries, hospitals, and homes in these areas"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:150170799X