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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 84–107.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Lin Yu-Sheng Yiguan Dao’s similarity to Buddhism is often considered the reason for its expansion in Thailand and its attraction of not only ethnic Chinese members, but also Thai members. However, the teachings, practices, and networks of female Yiguan Dao members in Thailand are exemplary...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 8–35.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Jeff Wilson Over the course of the twentieth century, Buddhism came to be associated widely with peace, tolerance, and calm detachment in the Western popular imagination. This association was created in opposition to depictions of Christianity as violent, intolerant, and irrational. Buddhism...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (1): 86–98.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... Their contributions to lay Buddhist society and to preserving the Kalmyk heritage continue to the present day and, while overshadowed by male-dominated Buddhist institutions, are increasingly recognized. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Buddhism Kalmykia women Russia religious...
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Nova Religio (2015) 19 (1): 87–97.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of individual will or unintentionally from the thoughts of numerous people. The tulpa was first described by Alexandra David-Néel (1868–1969) in Magic and Mystery in Tibet (1929) and is still regarded as a Tibetan concept. However, the idea of the tulpa is more indebted to Theosophy than to Tibetan Buddhism...
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Nova Religio (2013) 17 (2): 5–23.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Erik J. Hammerstrom This article uses theory developed in the study of NRMs to analyze strategies of legitimation employed by the Chinese Buddhist Wang Xiangliu (1876–1937) as he sought to spread a new form of esoteric Buddhism in 1930s China. It discusses the specific historical and religious...
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Nova Religio (2013) 17 (1): 24–37.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Matthew Immergut For the past five years, I have engaged in fieldwork and filming a documentary about Diamond Mountain, a community of Western converts to Tibetan Buddhism in southern Arizona under the leadership of Geshe Michael Roach and Lama Christie McNally. The latter was retreat master...