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作者 Barua, D. Mitra, 1976- author
書名 Seeding Buddhism with multiculturalism : the transmission of Sri Lankan Buddhism in Toronto / D. Mitra Barua
出版項 Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2019]
國際標準書號 9780773556560 (cloth)
9780773556577 (paper)
0773556575 (cloth)
0773556567 (paper)
9780773557598 (ePDF)
9780773557604 (ePUB)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  BQ749.O65 T63 2019    在架上    30610020613527
說明 xv, 280 pages ; illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Advancing studies in religion ; 5
Advancing studies in religion ; 5
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-271) and index
Introduction : studying the intercultural and intergenerational transmission of Buddhism -- Community formation of the Sri Lankan Buddhists in Toronto -- Dhamma education and the historical construction of Buddhist identities -- An inclusive and harmonious Buddhism : A Buddhist response to multiculturalism in Canada -- The intergenerational and intercultural negotiation of Buddhism -- Growing up as Sri Lankan Canadian Buddhists in Toronto -- Conclusion : making sense of the reconfigured Buddhism in Toronto
"Focusing on Sri Lankan Buddhists in Toronto, D. Mitra Barua argues that the Sri Lankan Buddhist tradition, not despite but because of the cultural adaptations to the Canadian context, has maintained its coherence and integrity. Sri Lankan Buddhists have succeeded in transmitting Buddhist beliefs, attitudes and practices onto their Canada-born youth who in turn have reconstructed their own distinct Buddhist identity influenced by the individualistic, egalitarian and secular cultural ambience in Toronto. This observation derives from a comprehensive research comprised of two surveys, over fifty in-depth interviews and fieldwork conducted in Toronto (Canada) and Colombo (Sri Lanka). What makes this study outstanding is its creative fieldwork and translocal analysis. The former displays researcher's simultaneous role of being (in) the field; the latter explains that pre-migration experiences of immigrants often shape and determine the success or failure of intergenerational transmission"-- Provided by publisher
Issued also in electronic format
主題 Buddhism -- Ontario -- Toronto
Buddhism -- Sri Lanka -- Colombo
Buddhists -- Ontario -- Toronto
Sri Lankans -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Religion
Sri Lankans -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Ethnic identity
Immigrants -- Ontario -- Toronto
Multiculturalism -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Intergenerational communication -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Toronto (Ont.) -- Religion
Bouddhisme -- Ontario -- Toronto
Bouddhisme -- Sri Lanka -- Colombo
Bouddhistes -- Ontario -- Toronto
Sri-Lankais -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Religion
Sri-Lankais -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Identité ethnique
Immigrants -- Ontario -- Toronto
Multiculturalisme -- Aspect religieux -- Bouddhisme
Communication entre générations -- Aspect religieux -- Bouddhisme
Toronto (Ont.) -- Religion
Buddhism. fast (OCoLC)fst00840028
Buddhists. fast (OCoLC)fst00840320
Immigrants. fast (OCoLC)fst00967712
Intergenerational communication. fast (OCoLC)fst00976250
Religion. fast (OCoLC)fst01093763
Ontario -- Toronto. fast (OCoLC)fst01205798
Sri Lanka -- Colombo. fast (OCoLC)fst01212413
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