Item Details

Thailand's International Meditation Centers: Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices

Brooke Schedneck
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
Language
English
Series
Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series
ISBN
9780415819589, 041581958X, 9781315697284
Contents
  • Imagining Buddhism
  • Theravada Buddhism and the history of modern Vipassana
  • The field of international engagement with Thai meditation centers
  • Narratives of international meditators' experiences
  • Meditation for tourists in Thailand : commodifying a universal and national symbol
  • Pedagogical techniques for translating Vipassana meditation
  • Embodying meditation
  • The future of Thailand's international meditation centers.
Description
xii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Routledge religion in contemporary Asia series ; 3
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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