Buddhist Studies Review, Vol 25, No 1 (2008)

Major Trends and Perspective in Studies in the Functional Dimensions of Indian Monastic Buddhism in the Last One Hundred Years: A Historiographical Survey

Birendra Nath Prasad
Issued Date: 18 May 2008

Abstract


Indian Buddhist monasteries, as institutions in dynamic interactions with other societal institutions, have created a vast functional matrix or were parts thereof. In the past hundred years or so, contours of this matrix have been generally reconstructed with a macro perspective. Now we need to go beyond macro generalizations. We need to analyse individual monasteries in their local and supra-local contexts.

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DOI: 10.1558/bsrv.v25i1.54

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