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Theravada Buddhism and the British encounter

religious, missionary and colonial experience in nineteenth century Sri Lanka

by Harris, Elizabeth J.

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism -- Sri Lanka -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Missions to Buddhists -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 19th century,
    • Buddhism -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 19th century,
    • Buddhism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementElizabeth Harris.
      SeriesRoutledge critical studies in Buddhism
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ359 .H37 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3406538M
      ISBN 100415371252
      LC Control Number2005022225

        Encounter the outstanding beauty of Buddhist manuscripts and artworks in the largest exhibition of its kind ever held at the British Library. Explore rare treasures from the Library’s collection including colourful scrolls, precious artefacts and stunning illuminated books spanning 2, years and 20 countries. Women in Theravada Buddhism. Theravada Buddhism was practiced in pockets of southern Burma since about the 6th century CE. It was not until King Anawrahta ascended the throne in , however, that Shin Arahan, a charismatic Mon monk from Southern Burma, convinced the new monarch to establish a more strictly Theravadin expression of Buddhism for the entire kingdom.

      Theravada history writing.2 As a consequence, what at first glance might seem like a singular vision of the past in Theravada Buddhism quickly becomes a plurality of representations and uses of the past. Neverthe-less, one finds a few sites of coherence among many of these texts. Aside from what has been recognized as a generally historicist File Size: KB. Your next book is The First Buddhist Women: Songs and Stories from the Therigatha by Susan Murcott. I love this book. Within the Pali Canon of Theravada Buddhism, there is one book called the Therigatha—the verses of the women are verses which are supposed to have been written by the first Buddhist nuns, those who heard the Buddha face-to-face and renounced and became nuns.

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This major new work explores the British encounter with Buddhism. BOOK REVIEWS THERAVADA BUDDHISM AND THE BRITISH ENCOUNTER: RELIGIOUS, MISSIONARY, AND COLONIAL EXPERIENCE IN NINETEENTH CENTURY SRI LANKA.

By Elizabeth Harris. London: Routledge, pp. Of all the facets of the multifaceted interactions among Buddhists and Christians, the one sure to generate the most heat is mission: Christians. BRITISH BUDDHISM This book is the first comprehensive account of Buddhism in contemporary Britain.

It provides a survey of the seven largest Buddhist organizations, including both traditional schools and more controversial ‘new Buddhist movements’: the Forest Sangha and the Samatha Trust (Theravada), Soto Zen Serene Reflection.

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British Buddhism presents a useful insight into contemporary British Buddhist practice. It provides a survey of the seven largest Buddhist traditions in the United Kingdom, including the Forest Sangha (Theravada) and the Samatha Trust (Theravada), the Serene Reflection Meditation tradition (Soto Zen) and Soka Gakkai (both originally Japanese), the Tibetan Karma Kagyu and New Kadampa 5/5(2).

Her publications include: What Buddhists Believe (Oneworld, ): Theravada Buddhism and the British Encounter: Religious, missionary and colonial experience in nineteenth century Sri Lanka (Routledge, ): Buddhism for a Violent World: A Christian Reflection (Epworth, /now published by SCM).

Yet over the years I continued to encounter friends and relatives who practised Buddhism. It seemed mysterious and dangerous for a Christian to take an interest in Buddhist belief : Madeleine Wightman. Theravada (Pāli, literally "School of the Elders") is the most commonly accepted name of Buddhism's oldest extant school's adherents, termed theravādins, have preserved their version of the Gautama Buddha's teaching in the Pāli Canon.

The Pāli Canon is the only complete Buddhist canon surviving in a classical Indian language, Pāli, which serves as the school's sacred Author: Michael Kicey.Buddhism (/ ˈ b ʊ d ɪ z əm /, US: / ˈ b uː d-/) is the world's fourth-largest religion with over million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

Buddhism encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original teachings attributed to the Buddha and resulting interpreted originated in ancient India as a.The book traces three main historical phases in the encounter from to and gives a sensitive and nuanced exegesis of the cultural and political influences that shaped the early British understanding of Buddhism.

This work fills a significant gap in scholarship on Theravada Buddhism in Sri Lanka and its subsequent transmission to the West.