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Author Scott, Rachelle M.

Title Nirvana for sale? : Buddhism, wealth, and the Dhammakāya Temple in contemporary Thailand / Rachelle M. Scott
Published Albany : SUNY Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 242 pages) : illustrations
Contents Buddhism, renunciation, and prosperity -- Modernity, prosperity, and the Dhammakāya Temple -- The Mahathammakai Chedi and postmodern merit making -- The Dhammakāya controversy: piety, wealth, and authority -- Consumerism and commercialization of Buddhism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Wat Phrathammakāi (Khlong Luang, Thailand)
SUBJECT Wat Phrathammakāi (Khlong Luang, Thailand) fast
Subject Wealth -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Buddhism -- Thailand -- Customs and practices
RELIGION -- Buddhism -- Theravada.
Buddhism -- Customs and practices
Wealth -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781441624109