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Author Veidlinger, Daniel M., author
Title From Indra's net to Internet : communication, technology, and the evolution of Buddhist ideas / Daniel Veidlinger
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2018]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  BQ4570.T42 V45 2018    AVAILABLE    30520020861507
Descript x, 273 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Contemporary Buddhism
Contemporary Buddhism
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-263) and index
Introduction : media theory and the study of Buddhism -- Wheeling and dealing : transportation, communication, and axial age religion -- Discourse and the Buddha : trade, urbanization, and communication in ancient India -- The information superhighway of old : Buddhism along the Silk Road -- Electrifying Indra's net : how the Internet shapes the reception of Buddhist ideas -- Self, selfies, and selflessness in cyberspace -- Thus have I clicked : quantitative data and survey results for Buddhism online -- Conclusion : computer-mediated communication and the future of Buddhist ideas
Subject Buddhism -- Computer networks
Internet -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Cyberspace -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Buddhism -- History
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