Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society by Vesna A. Wallace PDF

By Vesna A. Wallace

Buddhism in Mongolian heritage, tradition, and Society explores the original components of Mongolian Buddhism whereas tough its stereotyped picture as an insignificant reproduction of Tibetan Buddhism. Vesna A. Wallace brings jointly an interdisciplinary team of best students to discover the interplay among the Mongolian indigenous tradition and Buddhism, the positive aspects that Buddhism obtained via its model to the Mongolian cultural sphere, and the methods Mongols have developed their Buddhist identification. The members discover the ways in which Buddhism retained designated Mongolian beneficial properties via Qing and Mongol help, and produce to gentle the ways that Mongolian Buddhists observed Buddhism as inseparable from "Mongolness." They exhibit that through being enormously supported by means of Mongol and Qing empires, suppressed via the communist governments, and experiencing revitalization facilitated by means of democratization and the demanding situations posed via modernity, Buddhism underwent a chain of ameliorations whereas maintaining detailed Mongolian features.

The ebook covers ancient occasions, social and political stipulations, and influential personages in Mongolian Buddhism from the 16th century to the current, and addresses the creative and literary expressions of Mongolian Buddhism and diverse Mongolian Buddhist practices and beliefs.

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