Gathering leaves and lifting words histories of monastic education in Laos and Thailand by Justin McDaniel

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Published by University of Washington Press in association with Silkworm Books, Thailand in Seattle .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Laos -- History,
  • Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Thailand -- History,
  • Buddhist monks -- Education -- Laos -- History,
  • Buddhist monks -- Education -- Thailand -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJustin McDaniel.
SeriesCritical dialogues in Southeast Asian studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ162.L28 M33 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16504836M
ISBN 109780295988481, 9780295988498
LC Control Number2008006065

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Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words examines modern and premodern Buddhist monastic education traditions in Laos and Thailand.

Through five centuries of adaptation and reinterpretation of sacred texts and commentaries, Justin McDaniel traces curricular variations in Buddhist oral and written Winner of the Henry J.

Benda Prize sponsored by the /5. "The book reads very fluidly as McDaniel writes in an unusually clear and straightforward manner The book will no doubt become essential reading for anyone studying the social history of Thailand and Laos or Theravada Buddhism."―Daniel Veidlinger, History of Religions, February "Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words is a rich and often fascinating treatment of Buddhist monastic Cited by: Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words examines modern and premodern Buddhist monastic education traditions in Laos and Thailand.

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Through five centuries of adaptation and reinterpretation of sacred texts and commentaries, Justin McDaniel traces curricular variations in Buddhist oral and written education that reflect a wide array of community goals and values.

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student in the Department of History at Cornell University. Justin McDaniel's research foci include Lao, Thai, Pali and Sanskrit literature, art and architecture, and manuscript studies. His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words, won the Harry Benda Prize.

His second book, The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magic Monk, won the Kahin Prize. He has received grants from the NEH, Mellon, Rockefeller, Fulbright, PACRIM, Luce, the SSRC, among others. His book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand, is published by the University of Washington Press () and won the prestigious Harry Benda Prize for best first book in Southeast Asian Studies from the Association of Asian Studies.

Robert Frost describes the process of gathering leaves as a part of the harvest which gives him no gratification. The poem takes us through the time consuming process of gathering leaves.

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His second book, The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magic Monk, won the Kahin Prize. Justin McDaniel's research foci include Lao, Thai, Pali and Sanskrit literature, art and architecture, and manuscript studies.

His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words, won the Harry Benda second book, The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magic Monk, won the Kahin has received grants from the NEH, Mellon, Rockefeller, Fulbright, PACRIM, Luce, the SSRC, among others. Gathering Leaves & Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain The Emanated Scripture of Manjusri: Shabkar’s Essential Meditation Instructions.

Gathering Leaves Self-made notes Stanza 1 * Autumn * Collecting memories which are disorganized throughout the years * Reflecting himself Stanza 2 * A bleak autumn’s day and all nature begins to die/grow duller Stanza 3 * The speaker gathers a lot of leaves and piles them up as a mountain, but it is hard to embrace/catch.

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Subjects History. Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words is a rich and often fascinating treatment of Buddhist monastic textual culture and bilingual commentary in the Siamese/Thai/Lao region, reflecting the author's long personal acquaintance with Lao/Thai monastic institutions and educational practice.

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Next article 5 Signs You’re a True Author: Flavia Medrut. His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words (University of Washington Press, ), won the Benda Prize and his second, The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk (Columbia University Press, ), won the Kahin Prize.

His most recent book is the Architects of Buddhist Leisure (University of Hawaii Press, ). McDaniel's forthcoming work. Savanhdary Vongpoothorn's radiating painting 'Lifting words' interweaves cross-cultural perspectives with familial experiences. 'Lifting words' was inspired by, and takes its title from, Vongpoothorn's reading of Justin Thomas McDaniel's book 'Gathering leaves and lifting words: histories of Buddhist monastic education in Laos and Thailand' ().

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“gathering Leaves” is yet another metaphorical poem involving deeper philosophical inclination to some aspect of life as he has expressed in other poems ”stopping by woods in a snowy evening” and “ Road not taken” where the poet take the help of n.

In the first three quarters of the poem there are many long vowel sounds emphasising the long, slow, repetitive and seemingly futile exercise of gathering leaves as can be seen in the opening lines with the words: "spades" "leaves" and "spoons".

These long sounds continue as the speaker "load[s] and unload[s] again and again". His first book is on the history of Buddhist monastic education in Laos and Thailand, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words (Seattle: University of Washington Press, ).

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A gathering made of a single folded sheet (i.e. 2 leaves, 4 sides) is a bifolium (plural bifolia); a gathering of two sheets (i.e. 4 leaves, 8 sides) is a binion; and one of five sheets (10 leaves, 20 sides) is a quinion.

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The first page that you read on a leaf is the recto page, and you turn it over to read the verso page. Books are classified into sizes based on the height versus width of their.

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