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

By Vesna A. Wallace

Buddhism in Mongolian heritage, tradition, and Society explores the original components of Mongolian Buddhism whereas tough its stereotyped photograph as a trifling copy of Tibetan Buddhism. Vesna A. Wallace brings jointly an interdisciplinary workforce of major students to discover the interplay among the Mongolian indigenous tradition and Buddhism, the beneficial properties that Buddhism bought via its edition to the Mongolian cultural sphere, and the methods Mongols have developed their Buddhist id. The participants discover the ways in which Buddhism retained targeted Mongolian positive aspects via Qing and Mongol aid, and produce to mild the ways that Mongolian Buddhists observed Buddhism as inseparable from "Mongolness." They convey that via being vastly supported by means of Mongol and Qing empires, suppressed through the communist governments, and experiencing revitalization facilitated via democratization and the demanding situations posed by way of modernity, Buddhism underwent a sequence of changes whereas keeping specified Mongolian features.

The e-book covers old 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 numerous Mongolian Buddhist practices and beliefs.

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