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Author Cassaniti, Julia, author

Title Remembering the present : mindfulness in Buddhist Asia / J.L. Cassaniti
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
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Contents Entering a landscape of mindfulness -- Monks' mindfulness -- The feeling of mindfulness in meditation -- Power and the ghostly politics of sanity in lay Thai life -- Burma : a cave in the woods, and a grain of sand -- Sri Lanka : the moralized focus and a thieving cat -- Conclusion : Asia and the United States
Summary "Explores the Buddhist concept of mindfulness and how it varies in the Buddhist cultures of three Southeast Asia cities in three countries: Chiang Mai, Thailand; Kandy, Sri Lanka; and Mandalay, Burma. The research is from the author's in-depth participant observation and fieldwork and includes the experiences of over 600 monks, psychiatrists, students, and villagers in monasteries, hospitals, and homes in these areas"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Buddhism -- Burma -- Mandalay -- Customs and practices.
Buddhism -- Sri Lanka -- Kandy -- Customs and practices.
Buddhism -- Thailand -- Chiang Mai -- Customs and practices.
Meditation -- Theravāda Buddhism
Mindfulness (Psychology) -- Burma -- Mandalay.
Mindfulness (Psychology) -- Sri Lanka -- Kandy.
Mindfulness (Psychology) -- Thailand -- Chiang Mai.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017054552
ISBN 1501714171 (electronic bk.)
9781501714177 (electronic bk.)