Mongolian Buddhism the rise and fall of the Sangha by Michael K. Jerryson

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Published by Silkworm Books in Chiang Mai, Thailand .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Buddhism -- Mongolia -- History -- 20th century,
  • Buddhism and state -- Mongolia -- History -- 20th century,
  • Political persecution -- Mongolia -- History -- 20th century,
  • Buddhism -- Asia, Central -- History,
  • Mongolia -- Politics and government -- 20th century

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Statementby Michael K. Jerryson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ597 .J47 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23996499M
ISBN 109749511263
ISBN 109789749511268
LC Control Number2009455928

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Despite Mongolia's centrality to East Asian history and culture, Mongols themselves have often been seen as passive subjects on the edge of the Qing formation or as obedient followers of so-called Tibetan Buddhism, peripheral to major literary, religious, and political developments.

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This is followed by descriptions of the demise of institutional Buddhism in Mongolia Author: Vesna A. Wallace, Christine Murphy. Mongolian shamanism is an all-encompassing system of belief that includes medicine, religion, a reverence of nature, and ancestor worship. Central to the system were the activities of male and female intercessors between the human world and the spirit world, shamans (böö) and shamanesses (udgan).

Inthe Ninth Bogdo Khan, whose identity had been kept secret due to ongoing persecution of Buddhism in Mongolia, was invited to Mongolia by Gandantegchinlin Monastery and received Mongolian citizenship, and in he was enthroned as the head of Buddhists in Mongolia, a position he held until his death the following year.

Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society Edited by Vesna A. Wallace. Offers research based on previously unexamined sources that challenge the stereotyped image of Mongolian Buddhism as a mere replica of Tibetan Buddhism; Examines the religious, historical, political, and cultural identities of Buddhism among various Mongolian ethnic.

Mongolian Shamanism worships a total of 99 deities. These deities are answerable to the clans or tribes, including individual persons, before the power of nature. In addition, in Mongolian shamanism there are water spirits (lus), and mountain spirits (savdag), as well as souls and amulets.

Devotees worship these objects as their guardians. But Mongolian Buddhism is different from Tibetan Buddhism. Mongolian Buddhism connected with Mongolian traditional lifestyle. Before in 40% of male population was lamas (monks).

Between the communist purges Russian and Mongolian soldiers destroyed about monasteries and temples. Until in any religion closed in Mongolia. A Monastery in Time: The Making of Mongolian Buddhism by Caroline Humphrey & Ujeed Hurelbaatar. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, This is the first book to describe the life of a Mongolian Buddhist monastery—the Mergen Monastery in Inner Mongolia—from inside its : Michael Kicey.

The arguments that Mongolian Buddhism was shaped by the original work and ideas of prominent figures, mobilized to respond to imperatives dictated by various socio-political contexts, and attuned to pastoral livelihood, run as undercurrents throughout the book, and close attention is paid to gender in the making of Mongolian Buddhism.

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The focal point is the religious genocide in Mongolia during its years as a Soviet satellite under the iron. Tibetan buddhism. The main religion of Mongolia is the tantric Buddhism (Vajrayana) of Tibetan lineage (Gelugpa).The links between the Mongolian Buddhism and the Tibetan Buddhism are very ancient, and very narrow.

In 16th century, Helatan Khan, who tried to unify the various branches of the Mongol people, got closer to Tibetans and created Dalai Lama's title (Ocean of Wisdom), still used today. The first Buddhist temples of Mongolia were built during the period of the Huns that began in the 3rd century BC.

From year to yearduring the period of the Nirun, Buddhism was the state religion and more than ten kings received honorary Buddhist titles. Yet Mongolian people were non-practising, they went on following the old shamanic practices.

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Mongolian Buddhists Protecting Nature 6 The book ends with the outline of the Eight Year Plan, designed to enable Buddhists and those who work with them to have an overall vision of a future in which environmental care is incorporated into the traditional ways of doing things in Mongolian Buddhism.

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From the Qing occupation of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries through the Cultural Revolution, Caroline Humphrey and Hürelbaatar Ujeed tell a story of religious formation, suppression, and survival over a history that spans three 4/5(1). This book describes the life of a Mongolian Buddhist monastery—the Mergen Monastery in Inner Mongolia—from inside its walls.

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Second introduction took place in the beginning of the 13th century. Third one was during 16 th century. For Mongolians, Tibetan Buddhism became as way of unifying people and creating a sense of nationalism in 16 th century. One of the biggest reason of Buddhism spread in Mongolia is that.

The Mongols have a long prehistory and a most remarkable history. The Huns, a people who lived in Central Asia from the 3rd to the 1st century bce, may have been their ancestors.A united Mongolian state of nomadic tribes was formed in the early 13th century ce by Genghis Khan, and his successors controlled a vast empire that included much of China, Russia, Central Asia, and the Middle East.Nomination form International Memory of the World Register “THE GOLDEN BOOK(HISTORY OF MONGOLIAN BUDDHISM) ” BY HISTORIAN ZAVA LAMA DAMDIN.

Summary (max words) Only copy of the manuscript “The Golden Book” written in Tibetan by Mongolian historian Zava.Over 20 pages of a book, written in Mongolian were found among the well-known “Turphan collections” unearthed in Eastern Turkestan at the beginning of the 20th century.

All this proves that Buddhism spread not only among the nobility of Mongolia, but that it exerted its influence on peoples in the remote region controlled by the Yuan Dynasty.5/5(2).

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