BUDDHISM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Author:

Dr. Arvind Kumar Singh

Publisher:

MD PUBLICATIONS PVT LTD

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Publisher

MD PUBLICATIONS PVT LTD

Publication Year 2009
ISBN-13

9788175331662

ISBN-10 8175331666
Binding

Hardcover

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 192 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 25x19x1.5
Weight (grms) 562

Southeast Asia consists of two geographic regions: the Asian mainland, and island arcs and archipelagoes to the east and southeast. The mainland section consists of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The maritime section consists of Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore. Buddhism is the main religion in Southeast Asia. Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar are Buddhist countries.


This book has some initial chapters about the Buddhism namely, Southeast Asia: An Introduction, Buddhism in Southeast Asia etc. This book further goes to trace Buddhism in each of the Southeast Asian countries. How Buddhism has transformed the society and the customs and rituals of the Buddhist society has been given in this book. This book concludes with chapters on Buddhism in the Philippines and Singapore and Buddhism in the West.

Dr. Arvind Kumar Singh

Dr. Arvind Kumar Singh did his MA. M Phil; and Ph D in Buddhist Studies from Delhi Univerisity. Presently he is teaching MA and M Phil students at the Department of Buddhist Studies in University of Delhi from where he has obtained all his higher degrees. Along with the teaching assignment, he is also involved in other department activates like assisting the editors of the Departmental journal named Buddhist Studies and due to his hard work and commitment towards this, the department has been able to publish there departmental journal and two more journals are about to be written a book named Animls in Early Buddhism (2006) and co-edited a textbook named A Textbook of the History of Theraveda Buddhism (2007). He has also compiled a book named Researches in Buddhist Studies: A Descriptive Bibliography. He has presented many research articles and the National conference and fue of them have been published in different journals of repute.
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