By Jeff Wilson
Introducing a bunch of ignored characters, together with Buddhist circuit riders, modernist natural Land monks, and pluralistic Buddhists, Wilson indicates how local specificity manifests itself via such practices as meditation vigils to heal the injuries of the slave exchange. He argues that southern Buddhists right now use physically practices, iconography, and meditation instruments to enact particular sectarian identities at the same time they get pleasure from an inventive hybridity.
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