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by Kenneth E. Wells

eBook Thai Buddhism ePub
Author: Kenneth E. Wells
Language: English
ISBN: 0404168760
ISBN13: 978-0404168766
Publisher: Ams Pr Inc (June 1, 1977)
Pages: 320
Subcategory: Religios
Rating: 4.1
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Home Wells, Kenneth E. Thai Buddhism: Its Rites and Activities. Wells, Kenneth E. Published by Self-Published, Bangkok, Thailand, 1960. Condition: Fine Hardcover. From Novel Ending Books (Franklin, TN, . Price: US$ 5. 5 Convert Currency.

Thai Buddhism, Its Rites and Activities. Bangkok: Published by the author, 1960. Distributed by Christian Bookstore, Bangkok, viii, 320. Illustrated, Appendix, Bibliography, Index. Herbert P. Phillips (a1).

Generalized introductions to Thai Buddhism, such as Swearer 2010 and . One of the only book-length studies that focuses exclusively on Hinduism in Thailand. Bangkok: Christian Bookstore, 1960.

Generalized introductions to Thai Buddhism, such as Swearer 2010 and Wells 1960, are also useful insofar as they refer to important Hindu components of Thai Buddhism, such as Songkran, Loi Krathong, and the First Plowing ceremony. Another good, and particularly visually stimulating, introduction to popular practices in Thai religion, without regard to their purported sectarian origins, can be found in Guelden 1995.

Buddhism entered Han China via the Silk Road, beginning in the 1st or 2nd century CE. The first documented translation efforts by Buddhist monks in China were in the 2nd century CE via the Kushan Empire into the Chinese territory of the Tarim Basin . . The first documented translation efforts by Buddhist monks in China were in the 2nd century CE via the Kushan Empire into the Chinese territory of the Tarim Basin under Kanishka. These contacts transmitted strands of Sarvastivadan and Tamrashatiya Buddhism throughout the Eastern world.

Buddhism in Thailand affects the country and its people daily. Buddhism later arrived in Thailand from Sri Lanka. No Thai celebration would be complete without lighting a candle or two as well. Here is everything you need to know about the national religion of Thailand. It became the dominant religion in both Thailand and Laos in the 12th century. Ok Phansa is another Buddhist holiday in October, during which new monks are presented with their robes. One thing visitors should keep in mind is that on many of these Buddhist holidays, the consumption and sale of alcohol is not allowed across the country.

This book is written primarily for those people who already have a general acquaintance with the history and religions of the Far East, with . This is the most comprehensive book on the history of Buddhism in China still to date. Not not just is the book scholarly but it's also very readable.

This book is written primarily for those people who already have a general acquaintance with the history and religions of the Far East, with some particular interest in Chinese history and civilization, and those who desire to know more about the development of Buddhism in China. It also serves as a useful source of collateral readings for courses dealing with the history and culture of China and East Asia. The timeline it covers starts from Buddhism on the Silk Road to it's introduction in China and its history up to the present day.

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Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Almost all visitors to Thailand will come into contact with Buddhism in some way. There are more than 200,000 monks in Thailand so you will see monks and novices out and about on the streets. Those lucky enough to spend some time with a Thai family will find themselves witnessing and even participating in many of the rituals and customs that are part of everyday Buddhism in Thailand. This is NOT a book for the serious student of Buddhism, but rather a description and explanation of what you might encounter in everyday life in Thailand. Read on the Scribd mobile app.

Buddhism in Thailand is largely of the Theravada school, which is followed by 9. percent of the population. Buddhism in Thailand has also become integrated with folk religion as well as Chinese religions from the large Thai Chinese population.

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