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Introduction: internationalization of Vesak

Deegalle, M (2015) 'Introduction: internationalization of Vesak.' In: Deegalle, M, ed. Vesak, peace and harmony: thinking of Buddhist heritage. Nagananda International Buddhist University, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, pp. 1-30. ISBN 9780692424513

Abstract

Examines the historicity of the expansion of Vesak as the preeminent Buddhist ritual and the political and social role of inventing the Buddhist flag to celebrate Vesak.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Keywords: Vesak, UN Day of Vesak, Buddhism, Theravada, Rites and Rituals
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BQ Buddhism
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2015 11:36
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 13:27
References: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXygfGIfiwA Derana: Talking Books, 2015
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/6587
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