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


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: School of Humanities
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2015 11:36
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2021 09:40
References: Derana: Talking Books, 2015
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