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Author Schedneck, Brooke, author
Title Thailand's international meditation centers : tourism and the global commodification of religious practices / Brooke Schedneck
Imprint Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  BQ566 .S28 2015    AVAILABLE    30610020474524
 CAPAS-in ET lib.  BQ566 .S28 2015    AVAILABLE    30620020143557
Descript xii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Routledge religion in contemporary Asia series ; 3
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-191) and index
Imagining Buddhism -- Theravada Buddhism and the history of modern Vipassana -- The field of international engagement with Thai meditation centers -- Narratives of international meditators' experiences -- Meditation for tourists in Thailand : commodifying a universal and national symbol -- Pedagogical techniques for translating Vipassana meditation -- Embodying meditation -- The future of Thailand's international meditation centers
Subject Meditation -- Thailand -- Buddhism
Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Tourism -- Thailand
Buddhism -- Thailand
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