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Between two civilisations

Subtitle:
history and self representation of Bangladeshi Buddhsim [sic]
Abstract:

Buddhism is believed to have all but died out in India following the thirteenth century Muslim invasion. However, in Bengal groups of non-Bengali people have continued to practice Therāvada Buddhism, which they are said to have imported from nearby Burma, or which they were converted to from other forms of Buddhism after migrating to Bengal. Their practices were "reformed" in 1856 by Burmese monks.

An analysis of the historical material reveals a tendency by non-Buddhist Bengalis t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Oriental Studies
Publication date:
1998
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602367670
URN:
uuid:fe2861b7-4ec2-4830-810d-a6f60a3e4246
Local pid:
td:602367670
Language:
English
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