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Religions 2018, 9(11), 366; https://doi.org/10.3390/rel9110366

Intertwined Sources of Buddhist Modernist Opposition to Ritual: History, Philosophy, Culture

Institute of Buddhist Studies at The Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, Ca 94709, USA
Received: 22 October 2018 / Revised: 10 November 2018 / Accepted: 15 November 2018 / Published: 17 November 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Buddhism in the United States and Canada)
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This essay is an inquiry into the religio-cultural background of the opposition to ritual evidenced by many adherents of Buddhist modernism. This background can be structured by three different kinds of questions—historical, philosophical, and cultural. View Full-Text
Keywords: ritual; Buddhist modernism; meditation; psychology; psychotherapy; Theosophy; occultism ritual; Buddhist modernism; meditation; psychology; psychotherapy; Theosophy; occultism
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