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Southeast Asian Studies: Theravada Buddhism

Library research guide for Southeast Asia Collection

Webcasts, Images and Videos

Indonesia

Borobudur. Over 1200 photographs and 2 videos of the the Borobudur complex in Indonesia.

Laos

Thailand

General

Buddhism and Warfare: A Note on Mahavamsa 25, 110. A part of Buddhist Studies at UC Berkeley Webcasts. Lecturer Padmanabh S. Jaini.

Online Resources

Nibbana.com. Presenting Theravada Buddhism in its pristine form. Translations of the Tipitaka, teachings, and articles on Theravada Buddhism and cultural aspects.

Access to Insight: Readings in Theravada Buddhism. Provides translations of the Pali canon and other pertinent materials including texts from the Thai forest tradition.

Triplegem.net: Theravada Online Buddhist Directory

Buddhist Scriptures Information Retrieval from Mahidol University Thailand.

Recent Titles of Interest

The Buddhist World of Southeast Asia/ Donald K. Swearer, Albany: State University of New York Press, 2010. Hayden shacks: BQ 410 .S93 2010

How to behave: Buddhism and modernity in colonial Cambodia, 1860-1930/ Anne Ruth Hansen, 2007. Hayden stacks: BQ 464 H36 2007

People of virtue: reconfiguring religion, power and moral order in Cambodia today/ ALexandra Kent and David Chandler, editors, 2008. Hayden: BQ 466 .P46 2008

Buddhism: Theravada Buddhism; Mary Jo Meadow. From Worldmark Encyclopedia of Relgious Practices. Ed. Thomas Riggs. Vol. 1: Religions and Denominations. Detroit: Gale, 2006. p83-92. Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gathering leaves and lifting words: histories of Buddhist monastic education in Laos and Thailand/ Justin Thomas McDaniel. 2008; Hayden: BQ162 .L28 M33 2008

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