Search for dissertations about: "BUDDHIST"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the word BUDDHIST.

  1. 1. Face to face with the absent Buddha : The formation of Buddhist Aniconic art

    Author : Klemens Karlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buddhist art; Buddhist sculpture; Aniconic art; Indian art; Iconology; Buddhism; Buddhist meditation; History of religion; Religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Early art in Buddhist cultic sites was characterized by the absence of anthropomorphicimages of the Buddha. The Buddha was instead represented by different signs, like awheel, a tree, a seat and footprints. READ MORE

  2. 2. Face to face with the absent Buddha : The formation of Buddhist Aniconic art

    Author : Klemens Karlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Buddhist art; Buddhist sculpture; Aniconic art; Indian art; Iconology; Buddhism; Buddhist meditation; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : Early art in Buddhist cultic sites was characterized by the absence of anthropomorphicimages of the Buddha. The Buddha was instead represented by different signs, like awheel, a tree, a seat and footprints. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Buddhist World Emperor's Mission : Millenarian Buddhism in Postcolonial Burma

    Author : Niklas Foxeus; Per-Arne Berglie; Erik af Edholm; Guillaume Rozenberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buddhism; millenarianism; weizzā weikza ; esotericism; supernatural powers; identity; politics; Burma; Theravāda Buddhism; cakkavattin; authority; legitimacy; charisma; History of religion; Religionshistoria; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : In early postcolonial Burma, a number of so-called royal esoteric associations with a millenarian and eschatological orientation, and founded by persons believed to be the world emperor, emerged in response to political turmoil, nation-building projects, modernization, and after-effects of colonialism. These Theravāda Buddhist esoteric congregations, revivalist and innovative at the same time, were indicative of a general crisis of authority and identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Religion in Dialogue with Late Modern Society: A Constructive Contribution to a Christian Spirituality Informed by Buddhist-Christian Encounters

    Author : Ann Aldén; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Thich Nhat Hanh; Aloysius Pieris; Constructive Theology; Buddhist-Christian; Christian; Buddhism; Spirituality; Christian Spirituality; Society; Religion and Modernity; Modernity; Religion; Late Modern; Dialogue; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : In this dissertation I make a constructive contribution to a Christian spirituality for late modern religiously plural society. The words ‘a constructive contribution’ designate the methodological approach of the study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making fields of merit: Buddhist nuns challenge gendered orders in Thailand

    Author : Monica Lindberg Falk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Thailand; sex; gender; Buddhism; nuns; rituals; gifts; education;

    Abstract : This anthropological study addresses the interaction and interconncectedness between religion and gender relations in Thailand, analysing this through the lens of the Buddhist nuns' (mae chiis') lives, actions and role in Thai society. The mae chiis have a long hstory in Thailand. READ MORE