Tag Archives: Buddhism

Buddhism in Modern Russian Culture

A review of The Buddhist World in Modern Russian Culture (1873-1919): Literature and Visual Arts, by Adele Di Ruocco. Academic writing at its best should…

Buddhist Medicine in Medieval China

A review of Buddhist Medicine in Medieval China: Disease, Healing, and the Body in Cross-cultural Translation (Second to Eighth Centuries C.E.), by C. Pierce Salguero….

Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier

A review of The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier: State Building, National Integration and Socialist Transformation, Zeku (Tsékhok) County, 1953-1958, by Benno Ryan Weiner….

Tamil Buddhism & Anti-caste Consciousness

A review of Foundations of Anti-caste Consciousness: Pandit Iyothee Thass, Tamil Buddhism, and the Marginalized in South India, by Gajendran Ayyathurai. Iyothee Thass (1845-1914) was…

Religious Modernities in Thai Meditation Centers

A review of Constructing Religious Modernities: Hybridity, Reinterpretation and Adaptation in Thailand’s International Meditation Centers, by Brooke Schedneck.  This important and timely work addresses the…