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Renouncing pleasures : buddhist monasticism and masculinity among the Tai Lue of Sipsong Panna

Casas Ruiz, Roger Pedro


The Tai Lue of Sipsong Panna, in southern Yunnan Province, are habitually identified as the largest community of Theravada Buddhists in China. Following the end of the overt repression suffered during the Cultural Revolution and other periods of the Maoist era, the economic and political opening up of the country since the late 1970s has allowed for a strong recovery of Buddhist practice among the Lue. In spite of the decreasing number of ordinations, particularly in the last decade,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5fca70bde35
Access Rights: Open Access


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