Corpus ID: 172111092
Colonial knowledge and buddhist education in Burma
The Theravadan Buddhist dharma [teachings of the Buddha] and Burmese cultural identity are inseparable. Likewise, Burmese monarchs from the eleventh to the nineteenth centuries revered India’s…
Bringing to light the first known Urdu primary source on Islam in colonial Burma, this essay examines the polemical encounter with Buddhism in the years surrounding the Third Anglo–Burmese War. Using…
It is well documented in scholarship that standardized, non-secularized monastic examinations in Myanmar have resulted in an education system that focuses on rote learning. Through a…
Abstract The Historic Environment Image Resource (HEIR) is a new database of over 10,000 lantern slide and glass plate negative photographic images. These images derive from Oxford University…
This article focuses on the transformation of monastic education in Thailand through its modernisation from the 1880s to the 1960s. During this period two of the country's most prominent monks rose…
Until the 1950s Lao monks and monasteries still had a crucial role in providing education for large parts of the population. With an increasing encroachment of the state, however, educational…
Knowledge and Liberation: Philosophical Ruminations on a Buddhist Conundrum
The fundamentalspiritualprobl em that Buddhism identifies and that it intends to solve is the problem of suffering (duhk...
On History, History of Education, and History of Colonial Education
A Klee painting named Angelus Novus shows an angel looking as though he is about to move away from something he is fixed...
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