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Author Terwiel, B. J.

Title Monks and magic : revisiting a classic study of religious ceremonies in Thailand / Barend Jan Terwiel
Edition Fourth revised edition
Published Copenhagen, Denmark : NIAS Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 312 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series NIAS classics series ; no. 2
NIAS classics series ; no. 2
Contents 1. Two orientations in the practice of Buddhism -- 2. The setting and the fieldwork -- 3. Children and religion -- 4. Adolescents, amulets and tattooing -- 5. The first period in the Sangha -- 6. Leaving the order, courtship and marriage -- 7. Building a house -- 8. The precepts and ritual -- 9. The pursuit of beneficial karma -- 10. Old age, death, and the hereafter -- 11. Conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index
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Subject Buddhism and culture -- Thailand, Central.
Buddhism -- Thailand, Central -- Customs and practices.
Buddhism -- Thailand, Central -- Rituals.
Thailand, Central -- Religious life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 8776940667 (electronic bk.)
8776946185 (electronic bk.)
9788776940669 (electronic bk.)
9788776946180 (electronic bk.)