Buddhism Observed

Author: Peter Moran
Subtitle: Travellers, Exiles and Tibetan Dharma in Kathmandu
No of Pages: 240
Edition: 1st
Year of Publication: 2004
File Size: 5 MB
Permission: Sourced from A Handful of Leaves Library (www.ahandfulofleaves.org/library).
Blurb: Examines the encounter between Western travellers and Tibetan exiles in Bodhanath, near Kathmandu. It analyses the importance of Buddhism in discussions of political and religious identity. Based on extensive field research in Nepal, it questions traditional assumptions about Buddhism.
Notes: Index. Bibliography. Annotated.