Monthly Archives: March 2013

McDaniel’s book, ‘repertoires’ and Thai Buddhism

For the last few months I have been very busy with my new research project (see but today I finally found time to finish reading Justin McDaniel’s book The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk: Practicing Buddhism in Modern … Continue reading

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New blog on early Western Buddhists…

I have just been looking through the new Dhammaloka project blog, with its intriguing array of information about the mysterious U Dhammaloka and other early Western Buddhists, and its thoughtful reflections on how such figures fit into our understanding of … Continue reading

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