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Ethnic conflict in Buddhist societies

Ethnic conflict in Buddhist societies

Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Burma

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Published by Pinter, Westview Press in London, Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Thailand,
  • Burma
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism and state.,
    • Buddhism -- Social aspects.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Ethnic relations.,
    • Thailand -- Ethnic relations.,
    • Burma -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by K.M. de Silva ... [et al.].
      ContributionsDe Silva, K. M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489.2 .E83 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination220 p. ;
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2040798M
      ISBN 100813307430
      LC Control Number88017405

      BUDDHISM, CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE IN MODERN SRI LANKA Buddhism, Conflict and Violence in Modern Sri Lankaexplores dilemmas that Theravada Buddhism faces in relation to the continuing ethnic conflict and violence in recent decades. In this book, prominent scholars in . When the civil war in Sri Lanka between Sinhala Buddhists and Tamils ended in , many Sri Lankans and foreign observers alike hoped to see the re-establishment of relatively harmonious religious and ethnic relations among the various communities in the country. Instead, a different type of violence erupted, this time aimed at the Muslim community.

      2. The Theravada Tradition. Anderson, Carol S. Pain and Its Ending: The Four Noble Truths in the Theravada Buddhist Canon. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press,   Conflict and Peace Building in Divided Societies book. Responses to Ethnic Violence. the mass media and the ethnification of identities as contributors to ethnic conflicts and wars. In addition to many examples from the last two decades, Oberschall provides a comprehensive overview of the conflict and peace processes in Bosnia, Northern Cited by:

      The internal conflict in Myanmar is a series of primarily ethnic conflicts within Myanmar that began shortly after the country, then known as Burma, became independent from the United Kingdom in The conflict is the world's longest ongoing civil on: Myanmar (Burma). The Roots of Religious Conflict in Myanmar Understanding narratives is an important step to ending violence. By Matt Schissler, Matthew J Walton and Phyu Phyu Thi for The Diplomat.


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Ethnic Conflict In Buddhist Societies: Sri Lanka, Thailand, Burma 1st Edition by Kinglsey M. De Silva (Author), Pensri Duke (Author), Ellen S Goldberg (Author), Nathan Katz (Author), K M Desilva (Author) & 2 moreAuthors: Pensri Duke, Ellen S Goldberg, Kinglsey M.

De Silva. This book is an outcome of South and South-east Asia regional workshop on 'Minorities in Buddhist Polities: Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma'.

It mainly focuses on policy issues. The key theme of the book is the role of religions play in both the exacerbation and amelioration of ethnic conflict. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Ethnic Conflict In Buddhist Societies: Sri Lanka, Thailand, Burma by Kinglsey M.

De Silva at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Due to COVID, orders may be : Classical work on ethnic conflict. This book is a scholarly treatise on ethnic conflict.

The author's ideas are thoroughly developed, and supported with numerous examples and references. I finished the book with a far greater understanding of the roots, complexity, /5(4). Interdisciplinary in its approach, this book explores the dilemmas that Buddhism faces in relation to the continuing ethnic conflict and violence in modern Sri Lanka.

Prominent scholars in the. Patrick Grant explores the relationship between Buddhism and violent ethnic conflict in modern Sri Lanka using the concept of regressive inversion.

Regressive inversion occurs when universal teaching, such as that of the Buddha, is redeployed to supercharge passions associated with the kinds Reviews: 1. Conflicts within the Buddhist societies of Sri Lanka, Thailand and Myanmar, took different forms and shapes in this period.

A little over 25 years later the ICES organised a conference in Kandy ( June ) on the theme of “25 Years in Retrospect: Buddhism, Ethnic Conflicts and Religious Harmony in South and Southeast Asia.”.

Using research based on ethnographic evidence and interviews, this book discusses this issue by presenting an investigation of vegetarianism and animal ethics within a Buddhist cultural domain. Focusing on Sri Lanka, a place of great historical significance to Buddhism, the book looks at how lay Buddhists and the clergy came to understand the.

Then how should we come to terms with conflict in Buddhist societies. From time to time incidents of intolerance and violence continue to manifest in some Asian countries.

In contemporary Sri Lanka and Myanmar (Burma), where the majority population is Buddhist, the faith is becoming mired in nationalist and ethnic tensions. Listed here are 20 possible reasons contributing to the challenges of Buddhism in the modern world.

The list is not exhaustive. Some of these are obvious whiles others are subtle yet significant once identified. Some are more predominant in the Eastern world whiles other are more prevalent in the Western world and there are some [ ].

Ethnic conflict in Buddhist societies in South and Southeast Asia: the politics behind religious rivalries Responsibility edited by K.M. de Silva ; editorial.

Ethnic conflicts were the main forms of political instability in the multi ethnic societies during second half of twenty century and beginning of new century.

The goal of this study determinates social context of ethnic conflict in multi ethnic societies. The methodology was comparative study.

Data gathering by documents and secondary Size: KB. Ethnic Conflict in Buddhist Societies: Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Burma. Edited by K. de Silva, Pensri Duke, Ellen S. Goldberg, and Nathan Katz. Boulder, Colo Author: Charles F. Keyes. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Start by marking “Ethnic and Class Conflict in Sri Lanka: The emergence of Sinhala-Buddhist consciousness ” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving Author: Kumari Jayawardena. Sulak has recently published a book entitled Seeds of Peace – A Buddhist Vision for Renewing Society. He has also been engaged, along with several others, in a dialogue with Buddhist monks and lay Buddhists from Lanka on the ethnic conflict with the aim of promoting justice and peace in Lanka.

This book makes the Sri Lankan conflict accessible to readers interested in the modern global phenomenon of ethnic violence involving religion and also illuminates similar conflicts around the world. “ a solid introduction to Buddhism and its relationship with the conflict in Sri Lanka during the twentieth century.

“Muslim-Buddhist Relations Caught between Nalanda and Pattani” in Ethnicity and Conflict in Buddhist Societies in South and Southeast Asia, K.M.

de Author: Imtiyaz Yusuf. This book is the first to critically analyze Buddhist-Muslim relations in Theravada Buddhist majority states in South and Southeast Asia. In recent years, this interfaith communal living has incurred conflicts, such as the ethnic-religious conflicts in Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.

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[K M De Silva;]. The terms "ethnic," "ethnic conflict," and "civil society" mean different things to different people. To preempt misunderstanding, one needs to specify the meaning one is using. There are two distinct ways in which the term "ethnic" is interpreted.Buddhism is generally seen as among the religious traditions least associated with violence.

However, in the history of Buddhism, there have been acts of violence directed, promoted, or inspired by Buddhists. As far as Buddha's teachings and scriptures are concerned, Buddhism forbids violence for resolving conflicts.Buddhism and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka - Ebook written by Patrick Grant.

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