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Popularizing Buddhism : Preaching as Performance in Sri Lanka,9780791468975
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Popularizing Buddhism : Preaching as Performance in Sri Lanka

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ISBN13:

9780791468975

ISBN10:
0791468976
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/30/2007
Publisher(s):
State Univ of New York Pr

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This is the edition with a publication date of 1/30/2007.
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Summary

The first book to focus on the ritual practice of Buddhist preaching in Asia,

Author Biography

Mahinda Deegalle is Senior Lecturer in the Study of Religions at Bath Spa University in England

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Abbreviations xiii
Preaching in the Context of Popular Religion
1(20)
Buddha as the Best Preacher
21(14)
Bana as an Emerging Tradition
35(22)
Banapot as Innovation
57(36)
Marathon Preachers
93(36)
Preaching Performance in the Nineteenth Century
129(18)
Twentieth-century Innovations
147(24)
Preacher as Poet
171(16)
Further Reflections
187(2)
Notes 189(20)
Bibliography 209(14)
Index 223


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