Forest Recollections

Author: Kamala Tiyavanich
Subtitle: Wandering Monks in Twentieth-century Thailand
No of Pages: 426
Year of Publication: 1997
File Size: 9 MB
Permission: Creative Commons Licence
Blurb: From 1900 to 1950, Thai forests were home to wandering Buddhist monks. Their brand of Buddhism was not in doctrinal texts but found expression in living day-to-day contending with the mental and physical challenges. Interviews and biographies tell the stories of 3 generations of monks.
Notes: Maps. Index. Bibliography. Notes.