Theravada traditions: Buddhist ritual cultures in contemporary Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka

Phra Bang : venerating the Buddha image in Lao religious culture -- Asala Perahara : powers of the Buddha relic in Sri Lanka -- Upasampada and pabbajja : ordination in Thai Buddhist contexts -- Kathina : making merit in modern Myanmar (Burma) -- Pchum Ben : caring for the dead ritually in Cambodia

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Holt, John Clifford 1948-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Honolulu University of Hawaiʻi Press [2017]
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Asia / Sri Lanka / Buddhism / Theravada / Ritual
Further subjects:B Buddhism and state
B Theravāda Buddhism Rituals Sri Lanka
B Theravāda Buddhism (Southeast Asia) Rituals
B Buddhism and state (Sri Lanka)
B Theravāda Buddhism Rituals Southeast Asia
B Theravāda Buddhism (Sri Lanka) Rituals
B Buddhism and state (Southeast Asia)
B Theravāda Buddhism
B Buddhism and state Southeast Asia
B Buddhism and state Sri Lanka
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Summary:Phra Bang : venerating the Buddha image in Lao religious culture -- Asala Perahara : powers of the Buddha relic in Sri Lanka -- Upasampada and pabbajja : ordination in Thai Buddhist contexts -- Kathina : making merit in modern Myanmar (Burma) -- Pchum Ben : caring for the dead ritually in Cambodia
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-373) and index
ISBN:0824867807