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Foundations of criticality: applications of traditional monastic pedagogy in myanmar1
Published 3 July 2015
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… Expand 6 Citations Filters Sort by Relevance Sort by Most Influenced Papers Sort by Citation Count Sort by Recency
ABSTRACT This article explores the popular Sunlun and Theinngu meditation traditions in Myanmar. The founders, Sunlun Sayadaw Ven. U Kavi (1878–1952) and Theinngu Sayadaw Ven. U Ukkaṭṭha (1913–1973),…
Education Power and Education
On 1 February 2021, a junta launched a coup against the civilian government in Myanmar, causing strong backlash against the coup among civilians and leading the junta to suppress those who protested…
Abstract Over the past four decades, Buddhists in Burma, mainly monks, have been brought before Sangha courts charged with heresy, adhamma, and malpractice, avinaya, under the jurisdiction of the…
Despite the remarkable rise in publications on the subject of meditation practices derived from Theravada Buddhism, the representation of Theravada meditation itself, in all its rich diversity, has...
The Socio-Economic Atlas of Myanmar focuses on the analysis and evaluation of regional differences in geographical conditions, natural resources, infrastructure and, in particular, the socio-economic…
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During the past twenty years there has been a growing interest in monastic education within the larger field of Buddhist studies. Within the last ten years in particular, a number of monographs and…
Expand AcknowledgmentsNote on TranscriptionIntroduction PART I. Structural Mechanisms: The Institutional History of Monastic Education 1. From the Sala Vat to the Institut Bouddhique 2. Wandering Librarians… Expand
Teachers ʹ characterizations of citizenship education pedagogy in Canada and England were explored in this study. Preferred learning goals reflected liberal/civic republican tendencies represented in…
ABSTRACT Student self‐evaluation processes and their impact on pedagogy, in the promotion of sound reflective student  practices, are the focus of this article. The ways in which students…
The concentration on international learners enabled us to reflect critically on assumptions about critical thinking in the UK HE context, whilst at the same time suggesting strategies and insights that could be used with many students in the field.
Burma's Mass Lay Meditation Movement: Buddhism and the Cultural Construction of Power describes a transformation in Buddhist practice in contemporary Burma. This revitalization movement has had real…
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Contesting Buddhist Narratives: Democratization, Nationalism, and Communal Violence in Myanmar
Sociology, Political Science 2014
Executive SummaryFor the past few years, Myanmar's political transition has been hampered by violence between Buddhists ...
In pursuit of the sorcerer's power: sacred diagrams as technologies of potency
Drawing upon research for a dissertation on lived religion in Myanmar as it pertains to various religious cults and foll...
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