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Hiroko Kawanami, Lancaster University
In Renunciation and Empowerment of Buddhist Nuns in Myanmar-Burma, Kawanami offers a detailed account of how Buddhist nuns build their monastic community through fostering scriptural education and engaging in religious activities devoted to the dissemination of the Buddha's teaching.
Hao Duy Phan
This book proposes a selective approach for states with more advanced human rights protection to establish a human rights court for Southeast Asia. It argues the inclusive approach currently employed by ASEAN to set up a human rights body covering all member states cannot produce a strong ...
New identifications of the 460 bas-reliefs of Borobudur illustrating the Gandavyūha, based upon a comparison with the contents of three early Chinese translations of Sanskrit manuscripts of the text of Central Asian or Indian provenance.
Daigoro Chihara. Translated by Rolf W. Giebel
This book deals with the technical, artistic and architectural aspects of the Hindu and Buddhist monuments from the beginning until today in Southeast Asia.
Edited by David C.L. Lim
This book examines the passion for race in Malaysia through a burgeoning archive of Malaysia-related social texts, ranging from media and technological discourse, popular culture and literary production to historical writings, produced originally in English, Malay and Mandarin Chinese.
Edited by François Robinne and Mandy Sadan
Drawing on long term fieldwork and research in communities from Assam through to Laos, this book offers a unique level of reappraisal of the work of Edmund Leach and is a significant contribution to the development of a new regional anthropology of Southeast Asia.
Robert L. Brown
This book analyses a group of Buddhist sculptures from ancient Southeast Asia, putting them into their historical, religious, and artistic context and then traces their relationship with art from India and elsewhere in Southeast Asia.
by Elisa Freschi, University 'Sapienza' Rome.
The book is an introduction to key concepts of Indian Philosophy, seen from the perspective of the influential school of Prābhākara Mīmāṃsā (flourished from the 7th until the 20th c. AD). It includes the edition and translation of Rāmānujācārya's Śāstraprameyapariccheda.
This source publication provides the right understanding of the chandi. The re-examination of archaeological data and the rereading of textual data have revealed fascinating new information.
Jacques Dumarçay. Translated by Barbara Silverstone and Raphaëlle Dedourge
Carefully following their historical development, this volume describes the various construction techniques in southern Asia; carpentry layout, the setting of bricks, stone-cutting and stereotomy, as well as binders and plasterwork.
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